Tag Archives: Akar Prakar

  • F. N. Souza, Untitled, Serigraph, 16 x 22 inch, 1994

    Collector’s Guide: Six Facts to Know About Fine Art Prints and Limited Edition Prints

    We have published this explainer alongside the launch of SHOP, Akar Prakar’s Online Buying Platform, featuring limited edition signed prints (such as serigraphs and lithographs) by India’s finest modern and contemporary artists.

  • artVarta Research and Publishing Grant

    Open Call: Second edition of ‘artVarta Research and Publishing Grant’

    We are excited to announce the second edition of Akar Prakar’s ‘artVarta Research and Publishing Grant’. The Grant is conceptualised to support the work and research of emerging scholars, curators, artists and publishers who are innovatively thinking about the book-form and ways of publishing, including self-publishing.

  • Of Lines and Words – Navigating the Complexities of C. Douglas’ paintings

    Born in the southern Indian state of Kerala in 1951, C. Douglas is one of the most collected artists of the Madras Art Movement in India. C. Douglas’ works in our new Online Exhibition, ‘In Search of Fragments’, capture his journey from the 1990s until the last few years.

  • “I try to paint a land that is my own”— Ganesh Haloi’s memorable quotes on painting

    Ganesh Haloi is one of India’s foremost abstract painters. He is widely credited for his contribution to modern art in the subcontinent. His vocabulary combines influences from his deep study of the traditional Ajanta murals, along with a painstaking exploration of minimalist and non-representational forms that stand out for their modernist character. He was born …

  • In Conversation with Jayashree Chakravarty

    Jayashree Chakravarty’s drawings, paintings, paper scrolls, and life-size installations revolve around the withering relationship of nature and humankind. Her life-long proximity to nature and its vagaries have shaped her practice as an artist. She owes this connection to her growing up years in the hilly state of Tripura, and her exposure to life at Santiniketan, …

  • Theatre of the object in Sarbari Roy Choudhury’s bronze sculptures

    A solo exhibition of Sarbari Roy Choudhury’s bronze sculptures explores the human body in its flesh and bone, its crumpled forms and its steady pace. What makes the body into a sculpture? What makes the sculpture into a body? Can we seek memories as we sculpt bodies? Can we see an image of our body …

  • One Morning with Mr. Ladi

    Pictures from the gallery. Prithpal Singh Ladi, as we all know, is a distinctly familiar name in the list of contemporary artists. He has been making a good progress with his containers, producing contrasts in each with immense emotional energy. Ladi Saab working along with his accomplices look like Mr. Claus working with his elves …

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