Test your artsy quotient!

Are you one of those who went to the India Art Fair, purely out of curiosity, and ended up scratching your head because the art went over it? That happened to me too, and in case it makes you feel better--we also had company! Check out this fun video story from The Quint website, where…

Making sense of built environment

Rahul and Chetnaa, cross-roads, stoneware, clay, stains.jpg | Exhibit 320 Through powerful ceramic works and acrylic paintings, the three artists at Exhibit 320’s recent exhibition are in search of an abstract visual vocabulary centering on urban realities and meanings. “Breathing Spaces” showcased works by Delhi/Gurugram-based artists Rahul Kumar and Chetnaa, who initially collaborated at the…

Art Guide 2019

Articles from Mint Lounge Art Issue: On the bookshelf An ode to the colour indigo Jitish Kallat's new space mission The rise of the artist-techie Fake or fortune? Pushing on the doors of perception The biennale as an essay Dodiya at the talkies India Art Fair: Shouts and Murmurs When the artist met the designer…

The idea of Bombay through Sunil Padwal’s lens

Artist: Sunil Padwal | PHOTOINK Gallery, New Delhi  At the entrance of PHOTOINK Gallery in New Delhi is this wall installation by Mumbai-based multidisciplinary artist Sunil Padwal.   An illustrator by training and a former advertising professional, Padwal works with paintings, drawings, installations and photography. The untitled wall work, showing an out-of-use car's image mounted…

Re-imagining the city in ‘TerraGeometrix’

Previously mounted at the first Indian Ceramic Triennale in Jaipur, this collaborative mural re-imagines the landscape of a city, with its sprawling concrete formations and human habitation. The ceramic installation has been created by Delhi/Gurugram-based artists Rahul Kumar and Chetnaa, who worked on this wall-work for over a year. It is currently part of a…