More on Ummid: International l National Regional l Politics Business Religion l History l Culture l Education

 

Maoists blast school building in Jamshedpur

'Idea of Pakistan in Bengal Muslim Anglo Press'

36 arrested for Bareilly riots

DoPT, IGNOU sign MoU to enable distant learning for Govt. employee

Digvijay asks RSS to clear stand on Jinnah's role in partition

Shots at Turkey's Tel Aviv embassy

Petition alleges plot in Karkare death; Centre reply sought

i

'Fasting is Mine and it is I who give reward for it'

Saum i.e. the fast begins with Suhur the pre-dawn meal and ends with Iftaar the food taken at the dusk  

Fasting is prescribed so that you may learn self-restraint:

Offer prayers in Ramadan nights to seek forgiveness

'India wants prosperity, peace and harmony in its neighbouring countries'

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said he wants to resolve  

Poor worst affected by price rise: Manmohan

President asks Maoists to come for dialogue

   

Crime against SCs, STs on the rise: Govt

Crime against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes communities has seen a surge in the recent years as close to 40,000 cases were registered during 2008, about 3,600 more than the previous  

PM announces Rs 125 crore relief for Leh cloudburst victims

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced a Rs 125 crore relief packaged for the Leh cloudburst victims and said all houses destroyed by the 

BSF Guards offer sweets to Pakistan rangers on I- Day

The Border Security Force (BSF) guards offered sweets to their Pakistan counterparts at the Wagah border check post on the occasion of India's 64th Independence 

Good Indo-Pak ties imperative for peace: Omar

Good relations between India and Pakistan are imperative for peace and development and both countries  

Peepli Live and its Aligarh Connection

Aamir Khan's Productions PEEPLI [LIVE], which released on Friday opened to decent houses and across the board acclaim for it's mature but entertaining handling of a serious   

BSF Guards offer sweets to Pakistan rangers on I- Day

The Border Security Force (BSF) guards offered sweets to their Pakistan counterparts at the Wagah border check post on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day celebration on Sunday. On this occasion 

   
 

Contemporary Indian artists set to exhibit in Italy

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 01:30:24 PM, PTI

The Milkman miniature painting

(Photo: craftsinindia.com)

Skilled Hands converting couplets into portraits:

The powerloom factories might have been the only available option for the Malegaonians, the deprived people of the Muslim dominated textile town.... Read Full

New Delhi: A group of 30 contemporary Indian artists are set to exhibit their works in Italy as part of an initiative to strengthen mutual relationships among artists between the two countries.

 

Mooted by Italian art connoisseur Roberto Callegari, the exhibition featuring 176 works curated by Ravindra Varma would be showcased in Padova near Venice between September 3 and September 30 this year.

The Italian town in situated adjacent to the renowned city of Venice and is known for its educational Institutions and cultural activities.

 

"Most of the participants are teachers from various universities and colleges of art across India. A few of them are retired school teachers and a few are upcoming artists," Varma told PTI adding that participating artists were between 31 years to 88 years.

 

Most of the works - both paintings and sculptures- scheduled to be displayed are abstracts with a few lithographs and graphic arts also included.

"All the works have an Indian ethos in them. The styles of course may vary," says the curator.

Varma who holds a diploma in Italian from Jawaharlal Nehru University had met Callegari an art collector during his stay in Italy for two years.

 

"It was originally Callegari's idea to hold an exhibition. We are also looking at bringing a group of Italian artists to India early next year," says Varma.

 

Callegari says his passion for contemporary art induced him to establish a cultural association along with artists of Padova and started organising cultural events and collective art exhibitions.

"Working hand in with artists, I realised the importance of relations between the artist and public and between the artists themselves. These events help exchange knowledge and give wider perspective to understand life," says Callegari.

"I consider India a country which has contributed greatly to my growth ever since my first visit to India in 1995. Organising this exhibition is a grand occasion to discover the Indian conscience and its culture through art. Exchange of thoughts will create better understanding between the two countries," adds the Italian art collector.


 

 

 

  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

  Comment on this article

Name:
E-mail Address:
Write here...
     
     
 

 
 
 

Ummid.com: Home | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | About Us | Feedback

Ummid Business: Advertise with us | Careers | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and condition mentioned.