The Indian Art Summit starts on January 21 in New Delhi. It is slated to showcase the work of 570 artists from 20 countries. A wide swathe of geography brought in town by the collaborative effort of 34 galleries.
On show will be the works of Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse and Henry Moore. Representatives from 13 international museums will feature in the speaker program. The notables: Sheena Wagstaff, chief curator of the Tate Modern, London, and James Cuno, president, Art Institute, Chicago; the second largest art museum in the US.
Also in store are guided walks, which will have students and curators guiding small groups of people through the fair. Also, this could be the place to snap up affordable deals of future gems. For the souvenir shopper there will be art merchandise and a collection of over 300 art books to choose from.
Where: Pragati Maidan
When: Jan 21 to Jan 23
Entry: Rs. 200
(Picture courtesy: Sudarshan Shetty)