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December 31, 2015

92 Indian Art Shows That Impacted 2015

Compiled by Wyanet Vaz

Verve documents all the canvases that made it to our art wall in 2015

Click on the name of the art show to read more about it.

Home by Priyesh Trivedi, Amshu Chukki , Chinmoyi Patel and Soazic Guézennec was on display at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.

The Silent Call of Earth by Achia Anzi was on display at Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi

Immateriality in Residue by Ayesha Sultana, Gyan Panchal, Prabhakar Pachpute, Sanchayan Ghosh was on display at Experimenter, Kolkata

Fibre Fables by Abeer Gupta, Brahm Maira, Dhvani Behl, DurgaKainthola, Nidhi Khurana, Nikheel Apahle, Puneet Kaushik, ​Sahaya Sharma, Sandeep Biswas, Shivani Aggarwal and Vibhu Galhotra was on display at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi

The Other Self by Seema Kohli was on display at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.

The Black Dimension by Subhakar Tadi was on display at Art District XIII, New Delhi.

Lotus Eaters by  Krishnaraj Chonat was on display at Gallery SKE, Bengaluru.

Anjolie Ela Menon’s Recent Works was on display at Art Musings, Mumbai.

Measure|decipher by  Pratap Morey was on display at Tarq, Mumbai. 

Astonishing Expendables by Anjaneyulu G was on display at India Fine Art, Mumbai.

Life & Dreams in China – The Past & The Present was on display at PL Deshpande Art Gallery, Mumbai. 

The group show featuring Arunkumar HG, Chintan Upadhyay, Dhruva Mistry, Julian Opie, Lee Hayan, Lekha Washington, Manjunath Kamath, Princess Pea, Raqib Shaw, Tayeba Begum Lipi, Valay Shende and Vivek Vilasiniwas on display at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

Crossing the Lakshmana Rekha: Shakti, Sensuality, Sexuality by Katharina Kakarwas on display at Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi.

Explaining Could Be Exploiting by Yogesh Barvewas was on display at Clark House Initiative, Mumbai.

Me & Red by Kanika Shah was on display at Art Entrance Gallery, Mumbai.

Arpita Singh’s Works from 1990-2015 was on display at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Else, all will be still by Ravi Agarwal was on display at The Guild, Alibaug.

Lines by Fiorenzo Senese was on display at Piramal Art Gallery, Mumbai.

Sunil Janah’s A Modern Vision was on display at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.

Towards an Infinite Geometry by Rana Begum was on display at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.

Excavations by Abhijit Kumar Pathak was on display at Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

Everything Is Colour by Maria-Marika Koenig was on display at Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai.

No More Pink by Richa Sharma was on display at Sakshi Salon, Mumbai.

Maharanis: Women of Royal India by Tasveer Arts was on display at Saffronart, Mumbai.

Gardens of the Mind by Gilles Bensimon and Swapan Nayakwas on display at Tasveer, Bengaluru.

Legacy of Photojournalism: The Deepak Puri Collection by Deepak Puri, Raghu Rai, James Nachtwey, Sebastião Salgado, Prashant Panjiar and Diane Barkerwas was on display at Exhibit 320, New Delhi.

New World Chronicles of an Old World Colour by Ronny Sen was on display at Gallery Latitude 28, New Delhi.

Art Taipei by Rina Banerjee, Salvador Dali and Marc Chagall was on display at Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan.

The Ark by Gigi Scaria and Anant Joshi was on display at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai.

 

The Moving Finger by Aiyana Gunjan was on display at Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi.

Nemai Ghosh: Satyajit Ray & Beyond by Nemai Ghosh  was on display at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai.

Anatomy Of Stillness by Clare Arni was on display at TARQ, Mumbai.

Pimp by T Venkanna was on display at Gallery Maskara, Mumbai.  

Kashmir: Insider/Outsider by Amit Mehra and Veer Munshi was on display at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

Hyphenated Lives by Reena Saini Kallat was on display at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai.

Body As Site by Buddhadev Mukherjee and Vidha Saumyawas on display at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai.

Gandhiji: The Fuller-Full Life of a Mahatmaby Kamal Morarka, The Osian, Henri Cartier and Jashn Osianama was on display at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.

Memoir by Aisha Abid Hussain, Prajakta Palav, Remen Chopra, Samanta Batra Mehta and Suruchi Choksi was on display at The Loft at Lower Parel, Mumbai.

The Lay Of The Land by Anusha Rajendran, Sarika Mehta, Sujith SN, Imran Channa, Adeela Suleman and Pradeep Chandrasiri was on display at Latitude 28, New Delhi.

Conversations in Colour by Raghubir Singh, Shanay Jhaveri, Sooni Taraporevala, Ram Rahman and Ketaki Sheth was on display at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai .

Recent works by Lakshman Rao Kotturu and Subhash Chalil was on display at Sakshi Salon, Mumbai.

Bourne & Shepherd: Figures in Time by Tasveer in collaboration with MAP was on display at Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai.

Village Tales by Mayadhara Sahu was on display at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

Art International 2015 by Aicon Gallery’s – G R Iranna, Paresh Maity, Anil Revri, Salman Toor and Abdullah Syed; Rukshaan Art’s – Girjesh Kumar Singh and Sakshi Gallery’s –  El Anatsui was on display at Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul.

Welcome To Our Treasure Trove by Akbar Padamsee, Sudhir Patwardhan, Samir Mondal, Rini Dhumal and Ajay De, Jehangir Sabavala, Sunil Das, Srinivas Reddy, Jaidev Baghel and Verrodina Ferrao was on display at Jamaat Art Gallery.

Fragments and Fragmentation by Gopika Nath and Kathryn Myers was on display at Gallery Art And Aesthetic, New Delhi.

Winter by Julian Opie was on show at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai.

History, Stones and Moving Water by Samindranath Majumdar in association with Priyasri Art Gallery was on display at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.

Art Bengaluru featured artists like Subodh Kerkar, Nicolas-Clauss, Maria Antony Raj, Li Hongbo, Jeevan Xavier, Thota Tharani, Harisha Chennangod, Gopinath and was on show at The Collection in UB City, Bengaluru.

Legends of Baroda by K.G. Subramanyan and the late Bhupen Khakhar was on display at Gallery 7, Mumbai.

Nouveau by Simran KS Lamba was on display at The Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi.

Anywhere But Here by Julien Segard was on display at Experimenter, Kolkata.

E.P.:Extended Play by Karam K Puri was on display at Gallery Espace, New Delhi.

Kalkimanthankatha by Ashish Avikunthak was being screened at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.

Memento Mori by Clare Arni, Suruchi Choksi, Samit Das, Payal Kapadia, Soghra Khurasani, Saju Kunhan, Zishaan Akbar Latif, Tanmoy Samanta, Katsushi Goto and Vishwa Shroff was on display at Tarq, Mumbai.

The Mirror Has No Heart by Balaji Ponna was on display at Art District XIII, New Delhi.

The 56th Venice Biennale was on display at various locations in Venice, Italy.

Outside In by Pablo Bartholomew was on display at Thomas Erben Gallery, New York.

The Doorstep by Gyan Panchal, Prabhakar Barwe, Hemali Bhuta, Jason Dodge, Shreyas Karle was on display at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.

Transparent Things by Nityan Unnikrishnan was on display at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.

Been Seen Trying by Fabien Charuau was on display at the LOOP Video Art Fair, Spain.

The exhibition by Devrim Erbil was on display at Percept Art, Mumbai.

Response to Stimuli – Part 1 by Kanchi Mehta, Elisabetta di Sopra, Ratna Gupta, Loise Braganza,Thomas Louis and Nishant Shukla was on display at Sakshi Salon @ Gauri Khan’s Studio, Mumbai.

Encounters by Alicja Dobrucka, in collaboration with The Polish Institute New Delhi and with support from Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Warsaw was on display at Tarq, Mumbai.

Hard Copy by Susanta Mandal was on display at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Before the Birth of Time by Saibal Das was on display at Tasveer, Bengaluru.

We Are Not Your Native Informers Series II by Curated by Zasha Colah and Sumesh Sharma, Artists Justin Ponmany, Simon Liddiment, Janek Simon, Yogesh Barve, Kemi Bassene, Sachin Bonde was on display at 1×1 Gallery, Dubai.

 

Death and Deliverance by Santanu Chakraborty in Kolkata was on display at Piramal Art Gallery, Mumbai.

Trees by Raghu Rai was on display at Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.

Srinagar by Praneet Soi was on display at Experimenter, Kolkata.

The exhibition by Sakshi Gupta, David Alesworth was on display at Gallery Ske, New Delhi.

TRIPtych – A Visual Ode to Travel by Arzan Khambatta, Ritam Banerjee and Sona Bahadur was on display at Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai.

Remembrances of Voices Past by V Ramesh was on display at the American University Museum, Washington DC.

Art Dubai 2015 featured artists like Pascale Marthine,  Basim Magdy, Athi Patra, Fabienne Verdier, Liliana Porter, Leila Alaoui, Shafic Abboud, Olu Amoda, Mahmoud Hammad and Nikhil Chopra and took place at various locations in Dubai.

 

Gaia Reloaded by Preetha Kannan was on display at Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

 

A Private Universe by Sakti Burman was on display at Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.

Working Spaces featured Roobina Karode, 5 artists from South Asia – Madan Mahatta’s photographs, Pooja Iranna’s models, Anish Kapoor’s ‘magical-real’ installation and late Nasreen Mohamedi’s paper cut-outs with other artists like Nalini Malani, Jeram Patel, Manisha Parekh and Rana Begum’s work was on display at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi.

Codes of Culture by Astha Butail, Spencer Finch, Bharti Kher, Tahireh Lal, Prabhavathi Meppayil, Sreshta Rit Premnath, and Navin Thomas were on display at Gallery SKE, New Delhi.

We Are Not Your Native Informers! by Prabhakar Pachpute, Nikhil Raunak, Justin Ponmany, Rupali Patil, Poonam Jain, Amol Patil, Naresh Kumar, Sachin Bonde and Yogesh Barve was on display at Clark House Initiative, Mumbai.

Dissonance: Transgressed Boundaries between Desire and Fear by Jesal Thacker and Isin Onol, Nezaket Ekici, Prajakta Palav Aher, Pinar Yoldas, Nita Tandon was on view at Percept Art, Mumbai.

Postponed Poems by Manjunath Kamath was on display at Gallery Espace, New Delhi.

Land of Nod by Achia Anzi was on display at Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi.

The India Art Fair 2015 took place at NSIC Exhibition Grounds, New Delhi.

Art Forms in Nature by Karl Blossfeldt was on display at TARQ, Mumbai.

Earth Bound by Rohini Devasher, Neha Choksi, Prajakta  Potnis, Mahesh Baliga, Sandeep Mukherjee and the art group, Raqs Media Collective was on display at Project 88, Mumbai.

A Journey of Secrets by Samanta Batra Mehta was on display at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

Approaching Abstraction by Nasreen Mohamedi, Lubna Latif Agha and Zarina Hashmi Arpita Singh, Nadia Khawaja, Yamini Nayar, Nalini Malani, Monica Correa and Mrinalini Mukherjee was on display at Jhaveri Contemprary, Mumbai.

God Don’t Like Ugly by Schandra Singh was on display at Thomas Erben Gallery, New York.

An Enchanting Journey in Kerala by Paresh Maity was on display at Hyatt Ahmedabad.

Migrating Histories of Molecular Identities by Valay Shendewas on display at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai.

Delightfully Absurd by Haren Vakil and curated by Jasmine Shah Varmawas on display at Artisans’, Mumbai.

The exhibition by Isabella Ducrot and Andrea Anastasio was on display at GallerySKE, New Delhi.

 

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