A Weekend of Indian Contemporary Arts in Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

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This weekend, 20th -22nd September 2014, Sanchit Art (New Dehli) and Red Peppers Entertainment will bring to you a special opportunity to appreciate the artwork of 9 contemporary Indian artists. The group exhibition, “KALASUTRA” held at the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, features 45 pieces of India’s foremost and varied modern arts. The name of the exhibition, “KALASUTRA”, refers to how contemporary artists retain the essence of their culture’s history, without losing their own personal identity in their artworks.

SHG-16-Satish Gujral-Untitled-12in x 12in-(30.5cm x 30.5cm)-Acrylic and Gold on Canvas-2011 MJD-14-Manoj Dutta-Prakriti-39.3in x 29.5in-(99.8cm x 74.9cm)-Tempera on Board

Brought together by renowned curator, Arun Ghose, the exhibition sheds light on the contemporary landscape of India interpreted by the artists.  All the artists chosen in the exhibition all have deep roots in the nation’s culture and history tying the wide diversity of the pieces showcased in the exhibition. Ranging from contemporary politics to religious belief, the exhibition opens our eyes to a new perspective on contemporary Indian art.

KLG-11-K. Laxma Goud-Untitled-10in x 14in-(25.4cm x 35.6cm)-Mixed Media on Paper

Exhibited Artists:

Maqbool Fida Husain, Ram Kumar, Satish Gural, Jogen Chowdhury, Thota Vaikuntam, K. Laxma Goud, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Neeraj Goswami, and Manoj Dutta

 

KLG-09-K. Laxma Goud-Untitled-12in x 9in-(30.5cm x 22.9cm)-Water Colour & Pencil

Exhibition Details:

“KALASUTRA”

Date: 20 – 22 September 2014

Time: 11:00am-8:00pm

 

Location

Exhibition Hall Level 5, Visual Arts Centre (7A Kennedy Road, Mid-levels, Hong Kong)