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Weekday Lounge Exclusive | Art update

Weekday Lounge Exclusive | Art update
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First Published: Tue, May 13 2008. 12 11 AM IST
Updated: Tue, May 13 2008. 12 11 AM IST
White light
The Lalit Kala Akademi hosts Primavere Del Bianco, an exhibition of 10 Italian artists. Part of it is Springs In White, a multimedia installation of paintings juxtaposed with artificial light. The use of wooden block prints, graffiti art and even white flour dough makes this exhibition an interesting example of the use of light in art. The exhibition is built around a concept that was prevalent in Europe at the beginning of the 19th century, which involved the use of white in monochrome art. Artists such as Matteo Basile, Carlo Bernardini, Franco Londa, Dino Pedriali and Paolo Radi are a part of this exhibition.
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At the Lali Kala Akademi, New Delhi, till 15 May.
Collector’s choice
Europe Day, 9 May, was celebrated with an exhibit of 39 works from the private collections of some of the EU ambassadors to India—from Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain and the UK. Some of the artists featured are Adilf Born and Emanuel Prull, Adriana Maras, Alexander Cresswell, Wycliffe Egginton and Peter Biegel, and the mediums used in these works include oil, watercolours and acrylic.
At PBC Art Gallery, New Delhi, till 19 May.
Hands of Hope is a photography exhibition that documents lives of poor women workers in India. The project is conceived and photographed by Sanjay Kumar, co-ordinator of Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA). The images depict the struggles of women employed in trades such as incense-making, farming and even embroidery all over the country.
At the Open Pal Court, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, from 14 to 19 May.
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First Published: Tue, May 13 2008. 12 11 AM IST