A snapshot of Wallspeak curated by Divya Thakur at Design Temple

The Flower Brothers by Fanil Pandya from the exhibiton Genisis: The Veil at The Egg Art Studio

Women in Bali by Bruna Rotunno curated by Sabiana Paoli at Visual Art Gallery

The Play of Light clicked by Ajay Bhatia for his photography exhibition, Le Corbusier in India: A Play of Light at Alliance Francais Bangalore

An artwork at the Triptych Parade, curated by Harshna Chandolia and Rashi Goil of Artylesque, a premium art agency

On the Art Trail: This season's coolest art exhibitions across India

by Jaina Chandwany May 03, 2016 Widen your creative horizons as you follow our trail of art exhibitions and auctions for the month of May.

MUMBAI

Turn your thoughts into prized possessions
French artist Thomas Henriot presents a series of ink drawings on Japanese rice paper in The Colour of Summer. Each of his spontaneous drawings feature landscapes, characters, motifs and symbols from urban surroundings a range that varies from 45 centimetres wide to sometimes even 25 metres long. 

When: Till May 19, 2016
Where: Nine Fish Art Gallery, The New Great Eastern Mills, 25-29 Dr. Ambedkar Road, Near Rani Baug, Byculla, Mumbai 27

Hear the walls whisper 
Curated by Divya Thakur in partnership with Nilaya by Asian Paints, Wallspeak is an exhibition that regards surfaces as a canvas for creativity and inspiration. At the showcase, witness oleographs of mythological figures by Raja Ravi Varma, lithographs, wall calendars, studio portraits, authentic bromides and filmstars’ posters, come together as a visual experience that’s open to interpretation. 

When: Till May 31, 2016.
Where: Design Temple, No 2, Churchill Chambers, JA Allana Marg, 32 Mereweather Rd, Colaba, Mumbai 01

NEW DELHI 

Traverse foreign shores
In the exhibit, Genesis: The Veil, artworks from the Island nation of Maldives are juxtaposed with similar themed artworks from Indian and international artists. Colours, histories, local art and talent play out perfectly in the studio’s very first public exhibition.

When: Till June 9, 2016 
Where: The Egg Art Studio, Barakhamba Rd, Barakhamba, New Delhi 01

Explore the word through feminity
Singapore based curator Sabiana Paoli showcases a series of real life images clicked by Italian artist Bruna Rotunno over the span of 8 years. Her exhibition, Women in Bali is based on her book that captures the femininity of the island through a keen observation of their lifestyle, nuances and rituals. 

When: Till May 5, 2016 
Where: Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi road, New Delhi 03

Sink into artistic extremities  
Harshna Chandolia and Rashi Goil of Artylesque, a premium art agency together curate the best paintings, sculptures, artworks at the Triptych Parade. Their handpicked pieces promise an immersive art experience by presenting the uncommon and the exotic throughout the two day fair.

When: May 7 – 8, 2016
Where: Gallery at 1AQ, Qutab Minar Roundabout, Mehrauli , New Delhi 30

BENGALURU

Experience Le Corbusier’s legacy
Chandigarh based documentary photographer Ajay Bhatia presents a series of insightful photographs based on Le Corbusier's architecture in the city in Le Corbusier in India: A Play of Light. Each image depicting his structures, buildings and forms are inspired by Ajay’s subjective reading of the maestro's book “Towards A New Architecture.” 

When: May 12 – 29, 2016
Where: PO 108, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar, Bengaluru 52

CHENNAI

Take a dip into nature
Award winning acryclic landscape artist, S Shankar collates his best works in the S Sankar Painting Exhibition. The vast showcase even includes a range of his works from the early days of his career.

When: Till May 15, 2016
Where: La Galerie D'Expression, The Ambassador Pallava, 30, Montieth Road, In The Ambassador Pallava Hotel, Egmore, Central, Chennai
Website:
www.ambassadorindia.com


An artwork at the Triptych Parade, curated by Harshna Chandolia and Rashi Goil of Artylesque, a premium art agency