We mark the death this year of the celebrated artist, M.F. Husain at the age of 95, with a short account of his life, followed by reflections on his work by the distinguished art critic, K.B. Goel, a longstanding and close friend. (more…)
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Epic of the Persian Kings: The Art of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Sat 11 September 2010 to Sun 9 January 2011
Mellon Gallery (13)
This autumn, a landmark exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum explores the monumental artistic legacy of one of the world’s greatest literary epics: the 1000 year-old Persian ‘Book of Kings’, or Shahnameh. (more…)
Indo- American Arts Council’s 7th Annual Exhibition
Time: 10.06.10 – 24.06.10
Place:Twelve Gates Gallery
305 Cherry St.,
Philadelphia, PA 19106 (more…)
Time: until 16.08.10
Place: Guimet National Museum of Asian Arts, Paris
The exhibition presents the Buddhist heritage of Pakistan’s legends and monasteries.
The Paris exhibition commissioned by Pierre Cambon, head curator of the Guimet museum, replicates, in a modified form, the exhibition designed by Professor Michel Jansen and Doctor Christian Luczanits, presented under the name Gandhara.
The Gandhara is a former kingdom with a Hellenistic influence which spanned the North West provinces of today’s Pakistan. This civilisation contemporaneous with the Romans in the west and the Chinese Hans in the east, peaked between the 1st and 3rd century AD, in the era of the successors of Alexander the Great and the Kushan Empire.
The exhibition is organised by the Guimet Museum of Asian Arts and the National Art and Exhibition Centre of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn. (more…)
Time: 15- 20. 07. 10
Place: London, UK
This summer London Indian Film Festival is showing new films around London, including the Barbican centre: (more…)