Chandigarh : An exhibition of some of the most significant artists of the country is being organized in Chandigarh from 22nd to 26th July 2015
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi, in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi (National Academy of Art) brings to the city a rare collection of the original art works by some of the masters of Indian Art.
Shri Vijay Kumar Dev, Advisor to the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh will inaugurate this exhibition on 22nd July at 5.45 pm at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh.
There will be 40 artworks on display from 23rd to 26th July between 11.00 am and 6.00 pm. This is, perhaps, the first time ever in the history of Chandigarh that such a large collection of original art works by some of the doyens of Modern Indian art are being displayed under one roof. The artists represented in this exhibition are responsible for creating the history of modern Indian Art. In order to understand the post independence developments of India Art this collection is must see for all the serious art lovers, art students, researchers, art critics and art historians.
The show, carefully chosen from the rich collection of Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi, includes paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings by Tyeb Mehta, F N Souza, Akbar Padamsee, A Ramachandaran, Bhupen Khakhar, Arpita Singh, Gulammohammed Sheikh, J Swaminathan, Sailoj Mukherjee, Ram Kumar, N S Bendre, Rajendar Tiku, V Viswanathan, Somenath Hore, Nasreen Mohamedi, K K Hebbar, K G Subramanyan, Krishern Khanna, Latika Katt, Raghav Kaneria, Bikash Bhattacharjee, Dhanraj Bhagat, K Laxma Goud, Jagmohan Chopra, Anupam Sud, Jeram Patel, S Nandagopal, K C S Paniker, K M Adimoolam, S G Vasudev, Ganesh Haloi, J Sultan Ali, Prabhakar Barve, M V Devan among others.
The exhibition is curated by M Ramachandran in the memory of renowned Illustrator, Writer, Critic and Architect M V Devan. Since Devan was a modernist with very strong convictions and rebellious attitude towards conventional social norms, the exhibition is conceived to project the Modern Indian Sensibility evolved by the early 60’s and 70’s with some representative works of art by the towering personalities of India Art.
Not to be missed by anyone even remotely concerned with art.