Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Renu Modi hosts Manjunath Kamath’s solo show ‘Postponed Poems’

Renu Modi, Director, Gallery Espace, hosted the opening of Postponed Poems, a solo show of terracotta sculptures and drawings by Delhi-based artist Manjunath Kamath at Gallery Espace amidst a gathering of the who’s who from the arts fraternity.

Postponed Poems is the aggregate of Kamath’s distinctive imagery rich with the narratives of everyday life, interwoven with mythologies and intimate stories. Kamath’s hobby of collecting artifacts over last 30 years forms the basis for his sculptural work. The old and aged classical and folk sculptures become the subject for his work which is imparted with his signature flavour of witticism and satire.

Those who attended the opening included Renu Modi (director, Gallery Espace), Neha Kirpal (director, India Art Fair), Subodh Gupta (artist), Bharti Kher (artist), Chintan Upadhyay (artist), Gigi Scaria (artist), Arun Kumar HG (artist), Kanchan Chander (artist), Siri Devi Khandavilli (artist), Puja Bahri ( artist), Manu Parekh with wife Madhvi (artists), Jagannath Panda (artist), Veer Munshi (artist), Shruti Gupta Chandra (artist), Sonia Mehra Chawla (artist), Amitava Das (artist), Gopi Gajwani (artist), Sunaina Anand (gallerist), Anahita Taneja (gallerist), Sushma Bahl (curator), Archana Bahl Sapra (curator)  among many others.

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