Admire Jangarh Singh Shyam's Excellent Work At This Exhibition At KNMA
3 Dec 2018 - 12 Jan 2019
What Is It?
Co-curated by Dr Jyotindra Jain and Roobina Karode at KNMA, Saket, Jangarh Singh Shyam's exhibition previewed at the beginning of December and will be on display until January 12, 2019. The preview was accompanied by a book launch, ‘Jangarh Singh Shyam, A Conjuror’s Archive,’ authored by Dr Jyotindra Jain, who has had an extensive engagement with the works of Jangarh, having known him personally and following his practice. Jangarh Singh Shyam (1962–2001) was a pioneering contemporary Indian artist credited for being the creator of a new school of Indian art called ‘Jangarh Kalam’. His work has been exhibited widely the world over including Bhopal, Delhi, Tokyo and New York. His most notable exhibitions include the Magiciens de la Terre in Paris (1989) and Other Masters curated by Jyotindra Jain at the Crafts Museum, New Delhi (1998). The artist had also painted the interiors of the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh, the Vidhan Bhavan, and the dome of Bhopal’s Bharat Bhavan—one of the most prestigious museums of tribal and contemporary Indian art. Exhibition Dates: December 3, 2018, to January 12, 2019 The exhibition work towards furthering the museum's core objective of engaging broad and diverse public audiences. These exhibitions present entirely contrasting dimensions of the visual arts, offering visitors varied opportunities for arts engagement. And the best part is that there's no entry fee.
Best To Go With?
Family, Big Group, Bae, and Kids.