Tenth Edition IAF 2018

The tenth edition of India art fair is been beautifully curated, It’s a global platform for both Indian and South Asian art, and even for the 78 galleries and 18 countries, artists, curators and also for layman. The 17th BMW Art  Car is  a creation of American artist Jeff Koons, at India Art Fair 2018.

 

Artist Luz installation hole made of 21 circle of organic materials collected in the forests of different countries. It’s an unique work that depicts a consequence of the elements that combine into infinite manifestations nature appears anarchic and diverse.

G Ravinder Reddy is among Indian’s most eminent artist -sculptors. His sculptor are strong depiction of  Indian woman and her inner beauties, known for its raw and  earthy quality.

The amazing installation of Hema Upadhyay on The Dharavi slum is very inspiring and massive, supported by Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. Its an ariel view and viewers can feel the slum right in front of their eyes.

Richard Koh Fine Art  presents “The Goddess of Love” stunning art working of Anne Samat represents  woman of power, wisdom and insight.

.

Finally a young artist from east  “Sudipta Das”  was born in Assam, redraw her own identity as a fourth generation Bangladeshi migrant in India. Her installation “Soaring To  Nowhere”  supported by Gallery Latitude 28,  stresses on the non existence and displacement  of  refugees through  the figures which are suspended in the air.

artraaga.com

 

JAIPUR PHOTO 2018

Jaipur Photo, the international outdoor photography festival will be held from 23rd February till the 4th March, 2018 in Jaipur. Produced by Orange Cat Productions in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, and with the support of the Birla Corporation Ltd., a total of fourteen exhibitions will be staged across the city of Jaipur. Locations include the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, the Jantar Mantar and the Albert Hall Museum, with site-specific exhibitions and large-format prints adapted to the exceptional architecture of the venues.

For 2018, the participating photographers include: TERJE ABUSDAL , ARKO DATTO , MR. CHAND & CHRISTOPHE PREBOIS,  SALVATORE VITALE , NOLA MINOLFI, JASON FULFORD, ASMITA PARELKAR, SEBASTIAN BRUNO,  TEREZA ZELENKOVA, JOHN MACLEANREGINE PETERSEN, SOHAM GUPTA.

The list of speakers includes: ERIK KESSELS, AVEEK SEN, JASON FULFORD,  ARKO DATTO,  AARON SCHUMAN,  CHRISTOPHE PREBOIS,  VAL WILLIAMS,  ANNA FOX.

During the opening weekend (23rd to 25th February, 2018), a series of talks, lectures and screenings at the Jawahar Kala Kendra by renowned personalities from the world of photography will complement the festival’s exhibitions. The list of panelists features such distinguished speakers as Jason Fulford, Aveek Sen, Val Villiams, Anna Fox, etc. The inaugural lecture will be presented by the influential artist, curator, collector and ad man from Netherlands, Erik Kessels.

“One of the gems of the 2018 edition is a show that will be staged in the UNESCO world heritage site, the Jantar Mantar, the prospect of inserting contemporary photography into this monumental setting, and very interesting photographic work by the German photographer Regine Petersen, which documents meteorite falls the world over, including one in Rajasthan itself: the meteorite fall that took place in Kanwarpura village in 2006”. – Lola Mac Dougall, Artistic Director, JaipurPhoto.

“A highlight of the upcoming edition is an exhibition of select works taken from the archives of the Mr. Chand, who over forty years, ran his photo studio in the city of Ajmer. This collection of studio portraits, selected by the French artist Christophe Prébois, is so remarkable one of our most important venues: the first-floor platform of the Hawa Mahal”. Nikhil Padgaonkar, Producer, JaipurPhoto

The festival is delighted to announce that for the 2018 edition, the American-born, UK-based artist, writer, academic and editor Aaron Schuman has been invited as the festival’s guest curator. JaipurPhoto will also host one collateral exhibition by Clare Arni at the City Palace presented by the Mumbai based TARQ gallery.

By exhibiting outdoors, in public locations, using large-size prints, an alternative way of viewing photography is being encouraged by the festival – one that is more accessible to the public and open to all.

artraaga@gmail.com

Artraaga.com

 

India Art Fair 2018

India Art Fair will be held on 9 – 12 February 2018, at the NSIC grounds, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, presented in partnership with BMW Group in India. Jagdip Jagpal  is the  new Fair Director, commented:“We are thrilled to announce the first highlights of our 2018 programme, which is about inspiring visitors to discover the best of the local and regional art scene, from its fascinating history through to its modern-day icons and emerging talent. Packed with exciting initiatives, it complements the incredibly strong programming that we are seeing in our galleries. However, 2018 is just the beginning. Working with the community, we are taking this opportunity to explore and test ideas to shape the long-term future of India Art Fair, to ensure that it reflects the cultural diversity and distinct identity of the region. Moving forward, we are also committed to supporting the region’s artists, galleries and institutions not only at the fair but year-round.”

India’s most influential cultural organisations partnering with the fair in 2018 include Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, Floodlight Foundation and B M Anand Foundation. International institutions present at the fair include the Korean Culture Center, and the Institut français en Inde. Alongside these, the fair will also engage with other leading non-profits like the Gujral Foundation, Devi Art Foundation and KHOJ

.

This includes standout exhibitions and events at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Bikaner House, KHOJ as well as Lado Sarai Gallery Night. International visitors looking to discover more of the region’s cultural offering are also encouraged to visit Mumbai Gallery Weekend, an annual festival organised by many of India Art Fair’s participating galleries, which takes place the weekend before fair, from 31 January to 4 February 2018.

Art Fair Visiting Hours:

Friday 9 February

Press & Collector Previews by invitation

Vernissage: 05:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Saturday 10 February

Cardholder Hours: 11:00 am – 02:00 pm

Public Hours: 02:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Sunday 11 February

Public Hours: 11:00 am – 08:00 pm

Monday 12 February

Cardholder Hours: 11:00 am– 02:00 pm

Public Hours: 02:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Complied by

Artraaga.com

artraaga@gmail.com