Defending the strength and diversity of Indian and South Asian art

New Delhi – India Art Fair, which will run from February 3-6, 2022 in partnership with BMW India, will feature 75 exhibitors in 14 cities, including 13 unprecedented non-profit foundations and institutions. Thanks to an open call carried out in collaboration with the Gujral Foundation and Artdemic, Anshuka Mahapatra was selected to design the facade of the tent for the 2022 fair.

Led by Jaya Asokan for the first time since her appointment in April 2021, this edition of the fair is a testament to the resilience of the Indian and South Asian art market and the art community as a whole. The fair shines a light on the next generation of artists alongside modern masters through initiatives such as lectures in an auditorium, performances, film screenings, outdoor art projects, workshops led by artists and an online symposium in the run-up to the fair. Continuing the fair’s enduring relationship with the region’s pioneering institutions, the next edition will see the participation of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, the Chennai Photo Biennale and the Serendipity Arts Foundation, among others.

Expanding its role beyond an annual event, India Art Fair is a more IAF Side Program comprising events and exhibitions of Indian and South Asian art taking place in cities in India and around the world.

Shedding light on the growing Indian art scene, seven Indian galleries will debut at the 2022 fair: APRE Art House (Mumbai), Art Incept (Gurugram / New Delhi), Frangipani Art Gallery (Ahmedabad), Gallery Art Exposure (Kolkata) ), Modern Art Gallery (New Delhi), Ojas Art (New Delhi) and Vida Heydari Contemporary (Pune).

Jaya Asokan, Director of India Art Fair, said: “The team and I are delighted that the India Art Fair is returning to its physical form and to celebrate with the artists, galleries and partners who have strengthened the art scene in the region. strength. With an unwavering commitment to its home base, the 2022 fair will welcome attendees that extend beyond the traditional art centers of New Delhi and Mumbai, such as Kolkata, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Ahmedabad. (IANS)

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