Archive for September, 2010

Times Of India, Gurgaon – RESIDENTS SUFFER ART ATTACK – Rajiv Bhatia

The people of this town have found art – to buy, to display, to cherish and to keep, much like the family heirlooms. DT on how Gurgaon is slowly turning into a city of art lovers who are visiting different painting exhibitions these days. If residents of Gurgaon are building swanky houses, buying stylish cars, […]

THE SUNDAY INDIAN – SPECIAL STORY

BRINGING ARTISTS, COLLECTORS, ART ENTHUSIASTS, AND CURIOUS CITIZENS TOGETHER, ART MART II PROVED TO BE MUCH MORE THAN JUST A PLATFORM FOR BUYING AND SELLING ART. ANU GULMOHAR PAINTS THE PICTURE OF ART MART II IN A LITTLE LESS THAN 1000 WORDS… Gurgaon is the millennium city with its high rises, posh hotels and a […]

TIMES CITY GURGAON – CITY’S ART LOVERS BARES THEIR HEART AND SOUL AT EPICENTRE

Art Mart 2, or how to market beginner’s art The recently held Art Mart 2 at the Epicentre saw artists, curators and sculptors from all over the country get together to give the art collectors of Gurgaon a treat they won’t forget. The primary aim of this exhibition was to help budding amateur artists from […]

Hindustantimes, htlive GURGAON – Appreciating art by Asheesh Mamgain

Art Mart II, held recently at Epicentre, has brought Gurgaon into focus for artists and art lovers Gurgaon now has, besides a shimmering skyscape, a vibrant art scene as well. Following Art Mart II, held last week at Epicentre, the artists and art lovers seem to be slowly but surely waking up to Gurgaon’s artistic […]

Divine-e-licious depictions – How contrasting are the two worlds

The world of art is variedly mystifying. I came to terms with it whilecomparing the two totally different paintings and the inspiration behind them at Art Mart. While one was all about psychedelic, sensual behavior- vivid colors, dark emotions and more, the other one being a pretty Goddess Lakshmi sitting calmly on a lotus flower- […]

Media Info World – Dr. Karan Singh inaugurated the biggest art festival of Gurgaon – Art Mart, submitted by Ashish

Dr. Karan Singh (MP, Rajya Sabha & President, ICCR) inaugurated Art Mart II – the biggest art festival of the millennium city, Gurgaon on Sep 10, 2010 amidst many artists, art galleries and art lovers from across Delhi/NCR. On this occasion, Muzu Sulemanji (Curator for Art from Africa), Baba Anand (Artist showcasing Cricket Series on […]

Contemporary ideas to crafty clay works- Art Mart 2 had it all!

Going around the exhibition stalls and watching the colors and strokes move in the most surreal fashion, it was refreshing! The surprising part about art is the way it can be perceived differently by many different people looking at it. Doesn’t it actually validate the statement “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”. When […]

Times Of India Crest – Not just masks, blood and feathers by Purnima Sharma

A visit to the Tanzanian section at Art Mart II brushes away the stereotypes of African art African art today is not about creating pictures with feathers and blood. It has had its share of appreciative followers including the great Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. But I doubt if India has been exposed to contemporary […]

IANS – Cricket snapshots, African canvases at Gurgaon art mart

High action cricket snapshots on canvas, 50 art works from Tanzania and silk art – nearly 1,000 works by over 100 artists were showcased at the two-day annual Art Mart II here. The fair aims to meet the growing demand for affordable drawing room art among new segments of buyers in this millennium city adjoining […]

Millenium City: Through Your Lens

Have you ever taken a shot, found it to be just the right play of light and shadow and wished it could go up on a wall? When you decide to wander around the streets of Gurgaon, encountering a million little things worthy of a click is obvious. A home to the elite, the corporate, […]

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