India Art Festival Returns to Bengaluru with its Third Edition, Showcasing an Unprecedented Array of Artistic Talent
The highly anticipated India Art Festival (IAF) returns to Bengaluru for its third edition, from December 14 to 17 at the expansive Palace Ground, Kings Court.
This year's edition promises an unparalleled showcase of artistic brilliance,
with an unprecedented number of participants, making it the largest and most
diverse gathering of artists and galleries to date.
a staggering 3500 pieces of art on display at the Palace Ground, IAF caters to
a wide audience, welcoming seasoned art collectors and new buyers alike. The
eclectic selection includes oil paintings, acrylics, watercolours, original
prints, installations, and drawings in myriad styles, covering landscapes,
figurative works, abstracts, cityscapes, seascapes, urban and rural scenarios,
portraits, nudes, religious art, traditional paintings, murals, Warli art, and
the last thirteen years, India Art Festival has been a consistent platform for
emerging talents and established artists, striving to provide an open atmosphere for contemporary art. In its 3rd edition in Bengaluru, the festival strikes a balance between appealing to seasoned art enthusiasts and actively engaging with a younger generation of tech-savvy art buyers, resulting in a diverse and eclectic selection of art.
art galleries include Akanksha Art Gallery, Charvi Art Gallery, Shiny Colours
Art Gallery, H Art Gallery, SM Art Gallery, Sara Arakkal Gallerie (all
Bengaluru), ArtDesh Foundation, Artvista, Beyond the Canvas, Bouquet of Art
Gallery, Nitya Artists Center, Studio Pankaj Bawdekar, Studio Monica Ghule,
Studio Om Thadkar, The Bombay Art Society (Mumbai), ArteHut, Aura Planet,
Eminent Art Gallery, Gallery Pioneer, Pastel Tale OPS Art Gallery, Sudha Art
Creations & Uchaan (Delhi-NCR), Gnani Arts (Singapore), Arpitam Kala Mandir
(Kolkata), M Narayan Studio (Pune), Pichwaiwala - Narendra Arts &
Handicrafts (Udaipur), among others.
The festival also introduces the Artists’ Pavilion, featuring individual booths by independent artists designed to foster a dialogue between viewers and artists. This multi-level engagement encourages a direct connection between the art market and artists, facilitating open discussions and the purchase of artwork on an open platform. India Art Festival Director, Rajendra, emphasizes the festival's commitment to democratizing 'art viewing and buying,' a movement that has spread across Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bengaluru over the past thirteen years.
year, the Artists’ Pavilion showcases both unknown talents and established
names, with more than 300 independent artists presenting their expressions in
the form of paintings and sculptures alongside 100 established artists
exhibited by art galleries. The diverse range of subjects explored by these
artists encompasses personal experiences to intense narratives.
3rd Bengaluru edition of India Art Festival promises not only visual delights
but also auditory, visual and cinematic experiences. Eminent artists Ganapati
Agnihotri, Kanthraj N, Chintamani G G, Ganesh Doddamani along with musicians Manjunath
(Flute), Subramanya Hegde (Sitar), Karthik I S(Mandolin) accompanied by Maruti Prasad
(Tabla) will transform the Palace Grounds into a cultural
oasis, offering not only a visual feast but also a multitude of fusion shows,
live musical performances, mesmerizing live painting demonstrations on 15 to 17 Dec from 3.30 to
5.00pm. A standout feature of the event is the
enlightening film "The Eternal Canvas – 12,000 Years Journey through
Indian Art," a cinematic exploration of India's rich artistic heritage
spanning millennia. This cinematic journey provides a sweeping overview of the
evolution of Indian art, from prehistoric times to contemporary expressions. It
will be screened
from 15 to 17 Dec, from 5.30 t0 7.00pm.
Pavilion, with its fresh face and diverse talent, adds a new layer to the India
Art Festival experience in the Garden City. With its mammoth collection of art
under one roof, IAF serves as a one-stop mega art jamboree for art enthusiasts,
providing a unique opportunity to enjoy art without the need to hop around
various art spaces in the city.
Art Festival will run from December 14 to 17, 2023, at Kings Court, Palace
Ground, Gate No.5, Bellary Road, Near Mekhri Circle, Bengaluru, from 11 am to
8:00 pm on all days. The tickets for India Art Festival,
priced at Rs.299, are available on BookMyShow.com and at the venue, ensuring a captivating
cultural experience for art enthusiasts.
For further details, contact 9820737692
Don't miss the chance to immerse yourself
in the vibrant world of contemporary art at this year's India Art Festival in
the Garden City!
Excerpted from the press release
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