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Various Visions
Published: Volume 17, Issue 11, November, 2009

Verve unveils myriad canvases with colour and thought

Catch Dayanita Singh’s very first colour images set in an industrial landscape in Blue Book at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke (2 Sunny House, 16/18 Mereweather Road, Colaba, Mumbai; Tel: 22023030) starting from November 19 and on until the end of the year.

Inspired by Japanese Nihonga, Singapore-based Sunaina Bhalla uses traditional bird motifs to comment on current issues. Towards Utopia runs from November 9 to 18, at Gallery Art and Soul (1 Madhuli, Shivsagar Estate,Worli, Mumbai; Tel: 2496 5798).

Textures and vibrant colours come together in Longings of the Earth, a solo exhibition by Dhaneshwar on until November 20 at Art Konsult (23 Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi; Tel: 26523382).

Check out Retrieval Systems, a group show comprising Alex Fernandes, B Manjunath Kamath, Baiju Parthan, G R Iranna and Tina Bopiah at the Visual Arts Gallery (India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi) from November 18 to 23 and at Art Alive Gallery (S- 221, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi) from November 25 to 30.

Check out sculptor Kishore Chakraborty’s large hand-coloured prints of black-and-white photographs from Kolkata. A solo show at Gallery Threshold (F-213/A, Lado Sarai, New Delhi; Tel: 41829181) from November 5 to 22.

Eleena Blanik takes up on violence against women in her solo show, His/Her Story, at Max Mueller Bhavan (159/61, MG Road, Kalaghoda, Mumbai) from November 2 to 8.

One Lakh/ Fifty Thousand represents the cost of the paintings at a group show at Visual Arts Gallery (India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi) from November 24 to 27.

It touches a nerve with its starkness. You are getting under my skin, by Koumudi Patil is one from November 6 to 28 at The Guild (02/32, 2nd Floor, Kamal Mansion, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba, Mumbai. Tel: 2288 0195).


Subodh Kerkar has an intellectual encounter with terrorism in Of Donkeys, Demons and Diabolical Death from November 23 to December 12 at Gallery Beyond (1st Flr, Great Western Bldg, SBS Road, Fort, Mumbai, Tel: 22837345).
Catch 13 different perspectives on the expression, Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again at Hirjee Gallery (1st Floor, Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) from November 10 to 16.
‘Mumbai rocks. Mumbai smiles. And so do I.’ says Verve contributor Ritam Banerjee. MUMBAI. The city that talks to me is on at Gallery Art and Soul (1 Madhuli Shiv Sagar Estate, Worli, Mumbai; Tel: 24965798) from November 19 to December 2.

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