Triveni Kala Sangam has served the cause of fine arts for years. During a recent visit we came across an exhibition by Pinaki Ranjan Bera. His works were simple and soothing to the eyes.
We keep marveling at how the definition of art has broadened over time. Paintings, sculptures, photography have made way to new forms of artwork. Our visits to India Art Fair are now a complete new experience. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art recently organised a talk were the concept of “The Coup” was discussed. Not from politics but from art perspective.
National Gallery of Modern Art houses creations by old masters as well as contemporary artists. The impressive Gothic building and the sprawling lawns dotted with pieces of sculptures make one forget the din of the city a few meters away. Given the very effective air conditioning and super affordable ticket prices, this is an ideal retreat for any summer day in Delhi.
Ashtami/Navami kanya pujan is commonly known as Kanjak festival in north India. Are you sick of gifting china made plastic molded lunch boxes, pencil boxes and hair clips as Kanjak gifts. Try something different this time. Here’s a list of five cute gift items that you can buy under Rs 100/-.
Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2016 – An event that manages to pull craft enthusiasts, shutterbugs, foodies, foreigners as well as the general public. The aesthetically done up fair ground – with various colourful canopies, festoons and other ornaments that are installed during the fair, can not but permeate the mind and uplift the spirit.
India Art Festival was held between 13 to 17 Jan at National Stadium. We have visited snobbish art galleries as well display by a striving artist in the foyer of a mall. India Art Festival stands somewhere in between…
The Contemporary Arts Week is an yearly arts festival organised by Friends of Art. Their programs cover music, theatre, paintings and other visual arts etc.) It is on from 3rd to 10th October at various venues across Delhi. The inaugural evenings were at Nehru Park and had a moderate entrance fee.
Dastkar Desert Crafts’ Bazaar 2015 (20 – 31 August, 2015) was recently held at Kisaan Haat,, off Chhattarpur Metro Station. The exhibition involved sale of handcrafted merchandise from the desert regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan. Additionally, there were makeshift stalls selling regional food as well as cultural performances in the open amphitheater.