Get those creative juices flowing this month, we’ve picked 7 super fun art events that should be on your calendar:
TARA: 21 Avatars of the Goddess
Curated by Arjun Sawhney and Tania Le Fabvre, this exhibition is dedicated to honour female deities of Buddhism in the true form of Thangka Art, a traditional Tibetan art practice. Explicitly religious, all symbols and allusions in the exhibition are in accordance with guidelines laid out in Buddhist scripture. Expect to find sculptures that are hand-made with mud and painted with earthy colors.
When: March 15 to March 25, 2018
Where: The Tasting Room, Raghuvanshi Mill Compound, Lower Parel West, Mumbai 13
A Man of the Crowd
Sameer Kulavoor takes us through his unique observations of urban spaces and the diverse characters that inhabit these spaces. Witness the combination of art and design as he shows and celebrates his fondness for cities and their multi-layered identities.
When: March 16 to April 26, 2018
Where: TARQ, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai 01
Everything is Precious
Explore a fragile and intimate world where memories are molded into objects at this exhibition by Ratna Gupta. Find surprising sculptural objects that give the viewer a sense of pain and restlessness, and an awareness of death.
When: February 28 to March 28, 2018
Where: Sakshi Gallery, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba, Mumbai 05
Tao Art Gallery celebrates their 18th anniversary with this exhibition that showcases absolute freedom with irregular shapes that defy familiar comfort of a conventional canvas. Expect to find works by eminent artists like Ali Akbar Mehta, Anwar, Arunanshu Chowdhury, Arzan Khambatta, Baiju Parthan and Sandesh Khule, to name a few.
When: February 26 to March 25, 2018
Where: Tao Art Gallery, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 18
Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio
The Australian War Memorial’s Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio recalls a conflict that took place a century ago. Find top artists like Daniel Boyd, Megan Cope, Helen Johnson, Shane Cotton, Brett Graham, John Reynolds and many more, who will be presenting their works in lithographs, intaglio, relief, and screen prints.
When: March 11, 2018
Where: National Gallery of Modern Art, Jaipur House, India Gate, New Delhi 03
Only the Mind Cannot be Sent into Exile
Make your way through the lands of Kashmir with Veer Munshi’s installations that are a contrast of violence with visual beauty. He uses a range of mediums, right from painting and photography to video and multimedia installations in a poetic way. The series of water colour works and photo portraits of houses and individuals, displayed at the exhibition, express the ravages on his homeland and the vulnerability of its peoples.
When: February 17 to March 10, 2018
Where: Gallery Sumukha, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru 27
Crossing the Lines
Curated by Isha Mody Patodia, this exhibition will feature sculptures and paintings by artists from Bangladesh and India. It will feature artists like D. Jaya Prakash, a lover of fictional imagery of wild animals, Mahbubur Rahman, a pioneer in Bangladesh of the cross-media approach and Nagesh Goud, whose work shows experimental studies and prehistoric stories, among others.
When: March 10 to April 15, 2018
Where: Genesis Art Gallery, Middleton Street, Kolkata 71