Two historic exhibitions organised by DAG – ‘Birds of India: Company Paintings c. 1800 to 1835’, and ‘New Found Lands: The Indian Landscape from Empire
Francois Baltazard Solvyns (1760-1824) documentation of the people and material culture that Solvyns encountered over the decade he lived in Bengal during the 1790s, is going on display at Bikaner House by Delhi-based art gallery DAG from July 31.
Homai Vyarawalla (1913-2012) commonly known by her pseudonym ‘Dalda 13’ and India’s first woman press photographer among 120 trailblazing photographers from over 20 countries to be featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The photo exhibition titled “Korean War Special Exhibition — 60 Para Field Ambulance” opened Friday on an online platform prepared by the Korean Cultural Centre India (KCCI). Commemorating the 71st Anniversary of the Korean War, the exhibition showcases the contribution made by the 60 Para Field Ambulance and showcases the joint efforts of Indian and Korean Troops through 32 archived photographs.
Musing on the multiple facets of the Bengali middle class, Shaw’s paintings dramatize the everyday life of people he observed in his immediate surroundings. His unique approach to composition resonates both with Kalighat pats and early studio photography.
Founded by artists whose lives were ripped apart by the Partition, the Chakra became a haven of free thinkers and new ideas in the stilted cultural milieu of 1940s New Delhi.
A prolific illustrator, as Editor of the magazine, Ray painted and designed each of the covers in addition to contributing his own stories, creating riddles, puzzles, and editing and illustrating other contributors’ works.
A series of seven works by a participating artist in ‘Lokame Tharavadu’, a large scale contemporary art exhibition organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation, reveals the role played by women in the historic Punnapra-Vayalar revolt, a movement predominantly of coir workers.