At a glance


Apparao Gallery is holding Convergence, an exhibition of drawings, paintings and watercolours by renowned artists Nasreen Mohamedi and Yogesh Rawal on September 11, 6 pm. The venue is Apparao Gallery, 82, The Presidency, St Mark’s Road.

Nasreen Mohamedi was a key Indian artist creating non-figurative work in the early years after Indian independence in 1947.

Yogesh Rawal is an artists’ artist and his works are subtle, sensitive and profound. His works encompass fascinating collages, sculptures, prints and painted wooden surfaces

‘The Bengal Trail’

Calcutta Arts Club is holding its first travelling exhibition, titled The Bengal Trail on September 11 at Gallery Time and Space.

The organisation seeks to promote young and original artists across the globe by providing them with a platform to showcase their creations.

The group show exhibits the works of five contemporary artists from Bengal — Partha Sarathi Pan, Madhuchanda Majumder, Pradip Das, Debabrata Hazra, and Subir Dey.


Concern India Foundation is hosting Art for Concern, an exhibition-cum-sale of contemporary Indian art at Ballroom 2, The Taj West End. The exhibition opens on September 14 (7 pm to 10.30 pm). It will continue from 10 am to 2.30 pm on September 15.

The exhibition will showcase the finest collection of 70 paintings by 45 eminent as well as upcoming artists from across the country.

The participating artists include Akbar Padamsee, Yusuf Arakkal, T Vaikuntam, Suhas Roy, Bikash Poddar, A V Ilango, Yeshwant Deshmukh, Bal Bakhta Raju, Doddamani, Laxman Aelay and Ramgiri Police Patil.


Maya Art Gallery is showcasing a range of Ganesha paintings during this festive season. Specific works of artists from across India have been selected to represent and symbolise the revelry of Ganesha Chathurthi.

The venue is  #73,Nandidurga Road and the timing is 10.30 am to 7 pm. The exhibition is on till September 18.

‘Spiritual Essence’

Hobitute Art Foundation is presenting a painting exhibition called Spiritual Essence of Soul — Dimensions of Ganesha depicting the quintessence of Bhagavad Gita by artist Maniilal Sabrimala at Gallery 2 and 3, Chitrakala Parishat. The inauguration will be done by senior artist J M S Mani on September 13, 4.30 pm. The exhibition remains open till September 20, 11 am to 7 pm.

Celebration time

Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha is organising the 48th Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava at the APS College Grounds, Basavanagudi from September 11 to 22. The Utsava is organised every year by Sri Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha, a social organisation.

Witness 12 days of pomp, pageantry, music and dance by stalwarts like Pandit Jasraj, Hema Malini, Sivamani, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Master Hiranhiah, Shreya Ghoshal, Kailash Kher, Suma Sudhindra, Vijay Prakash and Dayanand.

The Utsava will start with Rangarang – the Rangoli Utsava. Aromas of Karnataka — The Food Utsava continues to be part of the celebrations. Cooks from around the six regions of Karnataka will bring the most delectable traditional cuisines on the occasion.

‘A Life in Cinema’

Bangalore International Centre is holding a talk on Adoor Gopalakrishnan — A Life in Cinema by Gautaman Bhaskaran and the screening of an Adoor film, Four Women, on September 12, 5.30 pm. The film is in Malayalam with English sub-titles.

The venue is Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, Teri Complex, 4th Main, II Cross, Domlur Second Stage.

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