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India Art Festival: October 6th to 9th 2016 in Mumbai

India Art Festival is presenting its sixth edition from 06 to 09 October 2016 at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai. 42 art galleries from six countries and more than 500 artists are participating from 25 different cities from all over the world. Artists from rural and urban areas along with art galleries participate in large number with all kinds of artworks including paintings, sculptures, photographs, original prints, serigraphs and installations. 

Visitors will be privy to some spectacular seascapes, landscapes, cityscapes, rural and urban scenarios, nudes, figurative, still-lifes, semi-abstracts & abstracts, highly realistic, religious & spiritual artworks amongst other works. 

It also host the ‘IAF Conversations’ a series of panel discussions, talk shows, presentations and demos in a two-days seminar on the issues & topics concerning contemporary art. In this two-days educative seminar, experts are invited to share their perspectives with the audiences on the subjects ranging from contemporary art and economy, art collection, exhibitions, studio practices, art galleries and art infrastructure in general. Dr. Deepak Kannal, former dean, Arts Faculty, M S University Baroda will have oneto-one conversations in four sessions spanning over two days with the well-known artists Prabhakar Kolte, Dr. Sudhir Patwardhan, Dilip Ranade and Suhas Bahulkar at an auditorium adjoining the exhibition hall at ground floor, Discovery of India building, Nehru Centre from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm on 07 and 08 Oct 2016.

Since its first edition in 2011, India Art Festival successfully initiated the process of democratization of art market at two levels – first by mingling less-articulate rural artists with the metro-bred urban artists and second by bringing out the very ‘art viewing & buying’ process from confines of conventional art spaces. 

Here's a sneak peak at some art that will be on display. For more, check out

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival — The annual celebration of the Arts

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival — The annual celebration of the Arts

Every year in February the Area of Kala Ghoda closes its roads to cars and allows the public to indulge in a celebration of the Arts.

Gone is the spacious yet ever crowded parking lot outside Jehangir Art Gallery and the never ending lines of cars flanking the road on either side. Instead there are stalls selling curios and handicrafts, Art installations which provoke and question, workshops covering Theater, Cinema, Literature and more spread across the area of Kala Ghoda and its surrounding areas.

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