The exhibition proposes to highlight some key aesthetic, social and political issues that led to the emergence of a new aesthetic genre in the form romantic of landscape painting in Western India, during the first half of the 20th century.
Culled from an international Call for entries, this flagship exhibition of FOCUS Photography Festival presents the work of photographers from around the world.
A special 4 day film lecture series on film movements in Latin America in countries such as Brazil, Cuba and Argentina since the 1950s. Conducted by Richard Peña, professor of Film Studies at Columbia University and former Director of the New York Film Festival.
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Spend an evening with Neena Kulkarni - Artist who will share her stories and experiences.
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Listen to Folk Fusion, Indie and Uttarbhartiya Folk at the Museum Plaza
Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar
LOVEFILM by István Szabó
'Lovefilm' is an early work by Hungarian director István Szabó. It follows two childhood sweethearts, Jansci and Kata, who are inseparable until the Nazi invasion of Hungary.
In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay
Cocteau draws in front of the camera. We see a sure, definitive line develop – like a jazz musician or like writing in action. This unfolding line is the central figure of the film which presents a highly original erudite portrait of the artist, showing the constant interactions at work and the essence of a politic, eclectic research.
An interactive discussion and worksheet activity will be followed by participants experimenting with creating their own, contemporary Ragamalas!
Age group: 08 - 16
Charges: Rs 100 per head
This Holi, learn how to create art with natural colours! Join us at the Museum for a free 'Art with Natural Colours' workshop.
This is a free activity, open to all age groups. All materials will be provided by the Museum.
Age group: Open to all ages and family groups
Charges: Only Museum entry ticket applicable.
The lecture will throw light on the working methods of academic painters working in western India in the early twentieth century. It will draw upon autobiographies, early art histories and criticism that appeared in Marathi periodicals of the time, to examine the interface between painting, photography and “ life-study” as a studio practice.
The talk intends to meditate upon the unique architectural experiment, analytically appreciating the program of creating sculptural reliefs in the context of overall pedagogic foundations of Kala-Bhavana, in an attempt to relate the harmony between sculptural and architectural innovations to the period of the rhythm of the early modern in Indian visual art.