5 super fun art exhibitions you need to attend in May

MAY 4, 2018 | By Sakshi Agrawal
(L-R) Haraprasad Tripathy takes you through the abstract version of the physical world;'Urban Lizard' by Kruti uses patchwork and embroidery for her intricate projects in "Vocabularies";'Stories from My Grandmother' by Subrat Beher showcases work that bridges the lapses between memories;Bas Meeuws, inspired by the Dutch Golden Age tradition of “flower painting”, created wondrous floral still life at "Spring in the Wintertime"
Photograph Courtesy Tasveer Art Gallery.

We’ve curated a list of top art exhibitions that you can attend this month to beat the heat. MUMBAI Lapses 2: Curated by Anushka Rajendran, Lapses 2 is an exhibition that brings together artists like Neerja Kothari, Kartik Sood and Gautam Kansara amongst others who protect their memories from lapses by displaying works in varied forms of paintings, drawings, installations and videos. When: April 12 to May 12, 2018Where: Sakshi Gallery, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba, Mumabi 05

Spring in the Wintertime Tasveer takes us through the works of Bas Meeuws, a Dutch photographer, at this exhibition. Find a selection of 43 photographs which showcases his new and previously unseen Indian work alongside the Dutch Golden Age tradition of “flower painting” which inspired his early floral still life. When: May 11 to May 31, 2018Where: Tarq, Apollo Bunder, Colaba 01

DELHI Everything is Black and White: Take a walk into the world of black and white as the artists at this exhibition put aside the colour spectrum to give you paintings that explore tranquillity. Expect to find works by eminent artists like MF Hussain, A Balasubramanium, Anupam Sud and Gigi Scaria amongst others. When: May 4 to June 15, 2018 Where: Palette Art Gallery, 14 Gold Links, New Delhi 03

Vocabularies Witness the works of three artists Sarika, Shaila and Kruti Thakker who showcase their artistic vocabularies using unusual materials and processes. Explore Sarika’s use of feathers, fabric and shells; Shaila’s use of mundane daily objects to create life sculptures by twisting and turning; and Kruti’s use of patchwork and embroidery. When: April 15 to May 30, 2018Where: Gallery Art Positive, Old Mehrauli Badarpur Road, New Delhi 30

Nature | Deliberated This exhibition takes you through the observed physical world by transforming the unknown objects into an idea of what it could be. Curated by Monica Jain, expect to find paintings by Indian artists like Divya Pandey, Kundan Mondaland Pradeep Kumar KP amongst others. When: April 14 to May 31, 2018Where: Art centrix Space, Jain farm, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi