Art over the years

Art over the years

Fine strokes

Art over the years

National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru has extended the dates of its exhibition ‘Regional Modernity — The Madras Art Movement 1960s-1980s; Painting and Sculpture’ till May 9.
     
The exhibition has been curated by Ashrafi S Bhagat.

The exhibition will have representation of artists who shaped and contoured the modernity in the south popularly known as ‘The Madras Art Movement’. It was a modern regional phenomenon, which through the lens of tradition began forming its special characteristic from mid-1950s.

Its initiation was the concerted efforts of pioneers in painting and sculpture.

 This art movement had a character and identity which  was different and distinct.