While a lack of art institutions has restricted artists to galleries and museums, renowned contemporary artist Sudarshan Shetty says there is a need to come up with more places to hold exhibitions. "We have to reconfigure and look beyond the spaces like ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
How did Sudarshan Shetty, curator of the Kochi Muziris Biennale, decide what gets to be part of the show and what doesn't?Anjuli Bhargava finds out. IMAGE: Sudarshan Shetty, curator and artistic director of the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2016. Photograph: Kind courtesy kochimuzirisbiennale.org For the last four days that I have wandered around various locations that house the art installations at the Kochi art biennale, I have been eager to get into the head of the man who chose the artworks. How ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago Why the Kochi Biennale is a must visit Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Sudarshan Shetty tells Anjuli Bhargava how he selects what he shows the rest of the worldBusiness Standard, 1 month ago
Putting together a play about the Father of the Nation is no easy task.But when that play is a musical, the challenges increase.Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar (text), Rajesh Karkera (video) and Hitesh Harisinghani (photographs) take a look. REHEARSAL: Chirag Vora, who plays the older Gandhi, takes his position by the charkha. "On the stage! NOW!" roared Danesh Khambatta, his voice many octaves higher than normal as he rat-a-tatted closed doors and poked his head into rooms that were half ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Long known as the flag-bearer of Indian art, the Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) has now managed to paint a very different picture of itself. Documents exclusively accessed by DNA show close to Rs 50 lakh was allegedly siphoned from the LKA under a scheme started by ...DNA, 2 months ago
Since the note ban was announced, auction houses, galleries and art fairs are witnessing lukewarm sales -- even with masters like Souza, Raza and Padamsee. Ritika Kochhar reports. IMAGE: At this year's India Art Fair in New Delhi. Art observers felt a muted reaction here, just as they did at the three art auctions held since November 2016, when the government demonetised high-value notes in a bid to flush out black money. Photograph: Courtesy India Art Fair/Facebook.com. The India Art Fair, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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