One space, many artists

Third edition

The third edition of the of the India Art Summit was held in the City recently. This modern and contemporary art fair has over time become a premier destination for the display of modern art in the Asian region.

The event started with a small video introduction by Neha Kirpal, Director of India Art Summit where she described the attractions of the fair in the coming year. She said, “It’s not just an art fair but one that will offer a lot more such as a speaker’s forum, a sculpture park, video lounge and curated projects.” And the fair will have some of the most well-known names in the business of art discussing topics like Urban popular visual culture and the making of Indian modern and contemporary art, Forms of public address in contemporary art, Philanthropy in the art, Indian art on the international art circuit and The art of collecting.

There were also presentations by two artists describing their works. These included Bharti Kher speaking on her practice and some of her work which she had showcased in exhibitions.  This was followed by artist Abhishek Hazara who gave a small presentation on artist Sheela Gowda's work.

The summit will have art projects by individual or groups of artists as an interactive initiative meant to engage the visitors and bring about a spontaneous connection between the art and the people.

The India Art Summit will be held in Delhi in January.

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