Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Walk Through of Exhibitions of Indian Silverware Worldwide from the 1850s to the Present

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on some of the main exhibitions of Indian silverware that have taken place around the world In conjunction with the Silver exhibit at Saffronart Delhi, the Saffronart blog is publishing articles on the history of silver … Continue reading

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Indian Period Silver

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart offers a brief history of Period Silver in India New Delhi: Crafting silver in India dates back several centuries. But what is seen as the golden era of silverware is the colonial period. The time of British … Continue reading

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Period and Contemporary Silverware Exhibition at Saffronart Delhi

Manjari Sihare shares details of the Contemporary & Period Silverware exhibition, currently on view at Saffronart’s gallery in Delhi  New Delhi: This week, Saffronart is hosting an exhibition of contemporary and classic silverware in their Delhi gallery at the Oberoi Hotel. On view … Continue reading

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Mithu Sen at Mediations Biennale 2012

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on Mithu Sen’s latest project in Poland Poznań: The third edition of the Mediations Biennale, titled THE UNKNOWN – NIEPOJMOWALNE is currently underway in Poznań, Poland. Starting out as an art festival in 1999, the biennale has evolved from … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Contemporary Art to be featured in the 9th Shanghai Biennale.

Medha Kapur of Saffronart shares a note on the Inter-City Pavilions project at the 9th Shanghai Biennale Shanghai: The Shanghai Biennale (October 2 –December 31, 2012) not only showcases contemporary art productions, but also creates forums where artists can meet, challenge their own … Continue reading

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Opening of the 7th Edition of the Arte Laguna Prize in Venice

Jacopo Zanon of Arte Laguna Prize shares details of the 7th edition of the initiative    Venice: On June 21st, the International Arte Laguna Prize opened its seventh edition to artists coming from all over the world. Created in Venice by … Continue reading

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“Evidence” by Amar Kanwar on view at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Medha Kapur of Saffronart reflects on Amar Kanwar’s video works on view at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland Zurich: Amar Kanwar born in New Delhi in 1964 is an independent Indian documentary filmmaker whose lyrical and meditative work explores the political, social, economic and ecological … Continue reading

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India: Art Now at the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

Manjari Sihare in conversation with the Director of the ARKEN Museum, Christian Gether Copenhagen: On August 18, 2012, a large conglomeration of visual and performing artists, filmmakers, fashion designers, authors, business professionals and scientists from India descended upon the city … Continue reading

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Indian Art at SH Contemporary 2012

Manjari Sihare speaks with Diana Campbell about the India Focus projects at SH Contemporary, the premier Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair in Shanghai, China SH Contemporary is one of the most successful art fairs in China, as it captures the … Continue reading

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Raqs Media Collective: The Great Bare Mat and Constellation

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on Raqs Media Collective’s latest commissioned works at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Boston: Raqs Media Collective (a artist trio comprising New Delhi based Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula and Shuddhabrata Sengupta) was commissioned to create two installations for the Isabella Stewart Gardner … Continue reading

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