6 art events you need to attend this month

SEP 4, 2017 | By Reecha Kulkarni
L-R: Notorious Rowdies in Mumbai
Photography by Clare Arni; K. Laxma Goud's coloured pencils on rice paper; Satrangi in New Delhi; Left: Elephants by Subhash Amaliyar; Right: Pithora by Lado Bai; Kinesics, an exhibition by students of Maharaja Sayajirao University in Baroda.

Mark your calendars! We’ve sorted out your weekend plans for the month, with quirky photography, unique exhibitions and art auctions.


Notorious RowdiesClare Arni found inspiration in the crime beat section of the Deccan Herald, for her photography collection, ‘Notorious Rowdies’. Unearthing the darker aspects of the human spirit, Clare takes on the word ‘Rowdy’ and creates wild photographs, with dramatic poses and gloomy models.
  Where: TARQ, Dhanraj Mahal, CSM Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai 001When: Sept 15 to Oct 21, 2017Website: www.tarq.inKinesicsWitness millennial art in the form of gaming, sensor installations and animation in this unusual art exhibition. Curated and created by students at the Maharaja Sayajirao University in Baroda, the exhibition points to an increasing generation gap. Artists Adhika Ferdinand, Divyesh Undaviya, Shyamli Singbal and Ashish Dhola work on unique cultural aspects with various mediums.
  Where: Priyasri Art Gallery, Poonam Chambers, Markandeshwar Nagar, Shiv Sagar Estate, Worli, Mumbai 018When: Aug 23 to Sept 15 2017Website:
Trespassers and TranslatorsAn assortment of brush strokes, ink markings and colour flow into each other at Amitesh Shrivastava’s exhibition. Find seemingly simplistic drawings on paper that almost ‘trespass’ each other, displayed alongside a mélange of acrylic hues on canvas.
Where: Gallery Project88, NA Sawant Marg, Colaba, Mumbai 05When: Aug 11 to 30 Sept, 2017Website:
Saffronart’s Evening SaleThis art auction features modernists V S Gaitonde, Tyeb Mehta, Nicholas Roerich, F N Souza, S H Raza and Bhupen Khakhar, along with contemporary artists like Subodh Gupta and Nataraj Sharma. Preceded with previews and viewings at Saffronart in Mumbai or New Delhi, the auction will finally be held in New Delhi.
Where: The Leela Palace, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 23When: Sept 21, 2017Website: www.saffronart.comSatrangiExplore folklore, mythology and anecdotes from the tribal Bheel community, in the form of acrylic artwork. Artists like Lado Bai, Subhas Amaliyar and others are past awardees of the OJAS ART Awards in 2017, and have also exhibited their work at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017.
Where: Ojas Art, 1 AQ, Qutab Minar Roundabout, Mehrauli, Delhi 30When: Aug 31 to Sept 24, 2017Website:
Inner Retrospective 60 years of K. Laxma Goud’s reinterpretations and perspectives of his village, the human mind and life complete themselves in a range of sculptures, colourful drawings on paper and prints, in his art exhibition.
Where: Lalit Kala Academy, Greams Road, Chennai 06When: Sept 18 – 24, 2017Website: www.sumukha.comAlso read: This crystal jellyfish is the only accessory your home needs