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  1. Call for participation in Art Contest
    • High Resolution image of ART work
    • Description of 200 words
    • Cut off by 6.p.m on the 20th March
    • E-mail Image and Write up to
    • The winner will be declared on the 21st March
    • The winner gets invited to Finale Night
    • The winning painting will be auctioned

  2. About DakshinaChitra Art Gallery
    Madras Craft Foundation opened the DakshinaChitra Art Gallery in January 2005, with the
    objective of bringing contemporary art exhibitions to the public. With the opening of the Art Gallery
    Madras Craft Foundation has taken one more step on its journey to bridge the past with the future and
    its goal to promote and encourage contemporary art and design.
    DakshinaChitra is a center for the living traditions of art, folk performing arts, craft and
    architecture of India with an emphasis on the traditions of South India. A project of the Madras Craft
    Foundation (MCF), a non-profit organisation. DakshinaChitra opened to the public in December 1996.
    The center occupies ten undulating acres overlooking the Bay of Bengal, at Muttukadu, twenty five
    kilometers south of Chennai, on the East Coast Road to Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu.
    The exhibition of A. Balasubramaniam has been co-ordinated & curated by Apparao Galleries
    from several private collections. Do not miss it..B there Art Chennai 2011 @ DakshinaChitra – A. Balasubramaniam

  3. About A. Balasubramaniam (b. 1971)
    Balasubramaniam discovered about the Government College of Arts, Chennai, on
    a train journey, and this led him to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts
    from there in 1995. Later, he studied printmaking at EPW Edinburgh, UK, and at
    Universitat fur Angewandte Kunste in Wien, Austria.
    Journeys would continue to travel in his work. His 7 years of impeccable
    international exposure and travel has engendered a daring body of work that
    is seamless across genres, materials and media – sculpture, printmaking, mixed
    media; plaster, silkscreen prints and paper relief. Balasubramaniam travels beyond
    the strict formalism of the modernists with these in-the-face, lyric celebrations of
    aesthetic imbalance. Each work is a journey, which retraces the artist’s steps. And
    becomes the viewer’s own journey.
    He has exhibited in France, Spain, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Finland, Norway and USA.
    Amongst his solo shows are ‘(In)Between’ and ‘(In)Visible’ at Talwar Gallery, New
    Delhi; ‘(Desi)re’ at Talwar Gallery, New York; and ‘Transition and Transformation’
    at the Fine Arts Museum, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His most recent
    group endeavors include ‘Freedom 2008 – Sixty Years after Indian Independence’
    at the Centre for International Modern Art, Kolkata, 2008; ‘The Inverted Tree’ at
    Gallery Threshold, New Delhi, 2005; ‘Indian Summer’ at the Ecole des Beaux Arts,
    Paris, 2005; and ‘Solitude’ at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, in 2003. The
    artist lives and works in Bangalore.

  4. Live Gallery photo links

    Now see all live pics from the Venues..
    Art Chennai 2011 @ Taj – Art Camp

    Now see all live pics from the Venues..
    Art Chennai 2011 @ Focus Art Gallery – Gauri Gill – Notes from the Desert

    Now see all live pics from the Venues..
    Art Chennai 2011 @ Apparao Galleries – Modern Masters of Indian Art
    Art Chennai 2011 @ Apparao Galleries – Reclaiming Tradition
    Art Chennai 2011 @ Apparao Galleries – Laxma Goud – A ROOM WITH A VIEW

  5. Guess the Artist, Gallery, and Event (Open to all)
    If you need further help cracking this.. refer the albums in Facebook…..

    Q21. Name any 5 artists and the respective galleries (where their work is displayed) and the event name from the Follwoing Article:
    1. Art Attack

    Prize @ stake – Passes for the after party event @ Le Waterina…you chance to interact..and party with the artists ofcourse..

    Artist names are in the article…..use these as clues to find out galleries and events from the article

  6. Great Stuff. I am a Visual Artist from Delhi. Like your blog, want to be part of Art Chennai. I also have a blog… do check here for my work on various series. Keep in touch.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Soumen Bhowmick.

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