Sunday, 11 February 2018 18:12

India Art Fair, 2018

If you are an art lover then you could not have missed the palpable excitement that Delhi has witnessed this weekend. The India Art Fair 2018, which began from  February 9th and ends tomorrow 12th February brings with it India's biggest art collectors, art connoisseurs, aritists and the biggest art galleries. This year more of the non-profit and public institutions have participated under the new director Jagdip Jagpal.

As one of the proud online media partners here's a in-depth view of this year's Fair.

This year saw a strong representation of leading Indian galleries, enabling deeper engagement with artists from the local art scene alongside artists from South Asia. Galleries returning to the fair include Chatterjee & Lal, Jhaveri Contemporary and The Guild (all Mumbai), Threshold Art Gallery, Latitude28 (New Delhi) and Kalakriti Art Gallery (Hyderabad). There is also a continued representation by Chemould Prescott Road(Mumbai), Experimenter (Kolkata), GALLERYSKE (Bengaluru/New Delhi), PHOTOINK,Gallery Espace Vadehra Art Gallery and Art Heritage (all New Delhi).Prominent galleries showcasing the region’s Modern masters including DAG (New Delhi/Mumbai/New York) and DhoomimalGallery (New Delhi) among others.

Offering insights into the region’s cutting edge emerging art scene, the 2018 fair featured younger galleries includingTARQ (Mumbai) and Anant Art (New Delhi), alongside first time participants like Samara Art Gallery and ZOCA (both Ahmedabad).Platform, which acts as a springboard for emerging  art practices and art collectives from South Asia,  welcomed Tribal Art Forms and Delhi Crafts Council (both New Delhi) for the first time. Pichvai Tradition & Beyond (New Delhi) made its impact of giving vernacular arts a particular focus, with the ambition to explore the cultural history of the region through previously overlooked vernacular traditions. Building on 2017, Platform will also welcomed back Britto Art Trust

(Dhaka, Bangladesh) Nepal Arts Council (Kathmandu, Nepal),  Swaraj Art Archive (Noida) and Blueprint12 (New Delhi). Complementing the fair’s regional perspective, carefully selected galleries from across Asia, Europe, South America, the United Kingdom and United States showcased their globally recognised artists, many of whom have never exhibited in India before.

International galleries participating for the first time included David Zwirner (London, UK/New York, USA/Hong Kong), Blain | Southern (London, UK/Berlin, Germany),

Karla Osorio Gallery ( Brasilia Brazil), Mo J Gallery (Busan, South Korea) and

Richard Koh Fine Art (Singapore/ Kuala Lumpur).Sabrina Amrani (Madrid, Spain),

Aicon Gallery (New York, USA), Baudoin Lebon (Paris, France/Seoul, South Korea)

If you are planning to visit the fair then head for Gate 4 (NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi), near Govindpuri Metro Station.

 

 

Here's a look at the participants this year

1 x 1 Art Gallery (Dubai)
Aicon Gallery (New York)
Akar Prakar (Kolkata / New Delhi)
Akara Art (Mumbai)
Anant Art (New Delhi)
Archer Art Gallery (Ahmedabad)
Art Alive Gallery (New Delhi)
Art Centrix Space (New Delhi)
Art District XIII (New Delhi)
Art Heritage (New Delhi)
Art Houz (Bengaluru / Chennai)
Art Indus (New Delhi)
Art Lounge (Lisbon)
Art Musings (Mumbai)
Art Pilgrim (Gurugram)
baudoin lebon (Paris / Seoul)
Blain|Southern (Berlin / London)
Bruno Art Group (New Delhi / Tel Aviv)
Chatterjee & Lal (Mumbai)
Chawla Art Gallery (New Delhi)
Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai)
DAG (Mumbai / New Delhi / New York)
David Zwirner (Hong Kong / London / New York)
Dhoomimal Gallery (New Delhi)
Emami Art (Kolkata)
Exhibit 320 (New Delhi)
Experimenter (Kolkata)
Galeria Joan Gaspar (Barcelona)
Galerie ISA (Mumbai)
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke (Mumbai)
Gallerie Nvya (New Delhi)
Gallery Espace (New Delhi)
Gallery Latitude 28 (New Delhi)
Gallery Ragini (New Delhi)
Gallery Veda (Chennai)
GALLERYSKE (Bengaluru / New Delhi)
Grosvenor Gallery (London)
Jhaveri Contemporary (Mumbai)
Kalakriti Art Gallery (Hyderabad)
Karla Osorio Gallery (Brasilia)
Lukas Feichtner Galerie (Vienna)
Mo J Gallery (Busan)
Nature Morte (New Delhi)
Palette Art Gallery (New Delhi)
PHOTOINK (New Delhi)
REDSEA Gallery (Singapore)
Richard Koh Fine Art (Kuala Lumpur / Singapore)
Rukshaan Art (Mumbai)
Samara Art Gallery (Ahmedabad)
Sanchit Art (New Delhi)
Shrine Empire (New Delhi)
Studio Art (New Delhi)
TARQ (Mumbai)
The Guild (Alibaug)
Threshold Art Gallery (New Delhi)
Vadehra Art Gallery (New Delhi)
Wonderwall (New Delhi)
ZOCA Zone of Contemporary Art (Ahmedabad)

FOCUS
Art & Soul (Mumbai)
Art Alive Gallery (New Delhi)
Gallerie Ganesha (New Delhi)
Gallerie Nvya (New Delhi)
Mondo Galeria (Ibiza / Madrid)
Sabrina Amrani (Madrid)

PLATFORM
Blueprint 12 (New Delhi)
Britto Arts Trust (Dhaka)
Delhi Crafts Council (New Delhi)
Nepal Art Council (Kathmandu)
Pichvai Tradition & Beyond (New Delhi)
Swaraj Art Archive (Noida)
TAF: Tribal Art Forms (New Delhi)

INSTITUTIONAL
BM Anand Foundation (New Delhi)
FICA (New Delhi)
Floodlight Foundation (New Delhi)
Institut Français en Inde (New Delhi)
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (New Delhi)
Korean Cultural Centre India (New Delhi)

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