Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .
'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'
In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .
Gallery Espace was established in the year 1989 in New Delhi (India), by opening its doors with an exhibition of autobiographical works by legendary artist M F Husain. Primarily built around the artistic vision of its Founder/Director, Renu Modi, over the past 30 years, Espace has worked with an inter-disciplinary approach, which is visible in the dynamic exhibitions/projects undertaken along with the diverse list of artists represented, which include a few names like: Zarina Hashmi, Nilima Sheikh, Amit Ambalal, Manjunath Kamath, G R Iranna, Ravi Agarwal, Chitra Ganesh, Akshay Raj Singh Rathore, Chintan Upadhyay, Waswo X Waswo with R. Vijay, Manisha Gera Baswani, Dilip Chobisa, Sunil Gawde and Samit Das.Read More
Uninhibited by preconceived notions and art movements from the past, Espace has to its credit curated exhibitions, probably some of the first in the Indian art scene. Taking this practice forward, Espace also has embarked on cross-cultural artistic exchanges with artists from South Asian countries in the recent past. Espace continuously aims to foster relationships with institutions and artists bringing about active discourses around art, scholarship and business partnerships.
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
With India Art Fair set to open amid nationwide protests, Kanika Anand introduces shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata that express shifting socio-political identities, modes of resistance, and explorations of place-making.
Two women are next to each other in the intimacy of a bedroom. The elder is in a wheelchair, whereas the younger sits, holding a glass in her hands, on a bed covered with beautifully patterned blankets. The two women, whose gentle faces look alike, chat tenderly while exchanging caresses, their eyes full of life, of joy and sadness. They are...
Plugging in to the excitement created around the India Art Fair, which premiers on 28 January 2016 at the NSIC exhibition grounds in Okhla, New Delhi, exhibition spaces in the capital are hosting some of their best shows. There are private galleries presenting solo exhibitions featuring contemporary and relatively younger artists, such as Sumakshi...
The serene, meditative volumes of Tadao Ando's Pulitzer Arts Foundation are the ideal setting for this retrospective, which explores Zarina's refined and restrained experiments with paper and printmaking and her meditations on the comforts and vicissitudes of home.
It is an Indian summer for the Udaipur-based American artist Waswo X. Waswo. His photographic book, titled Gauri Dancers (published by Mapin), on an obscure folk performance from the villages of Mewar is just out; a show of his collaborative works on Rajasthani miniatures called 'Like A Leaf In Autumn' is on at Delhi's Gallery Espace, and a new...
Nearly two decades ago, when Waswo X. Waswo was travelling in Pushkar, a group of camel herders started referring to him as "Chacha". "The name just stuck," the artist tells me in a recent interview, ahead of an exhibition of recent paintings and the release of a new photobook.
Last month saw the opening of the veteran artist Nilima Sheikh's Terrain: Carrying Across, Leaving Behind at Chemould Prescott Road in Fort. The exhibition comprises a single body of work — sixteen paper scrolls mounted on cloth, painted in casein tempera, and enclosing an octagonal space. 'Inscribed in these panels are stories from...
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