Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani inaugurated The Artwork Home at Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre by lighting a lamp. The Artwork Home is a devoted house for visible artwork – opened with Sangam/Confluence, a novel exhibition celebrating India’s numerous cultural impulses and traditions. The Sangam/Confluence featured over 50 beautiful artworks and installations from 5 Indian and 5 worldwide artists.
The distinctive exhibition was curated by American curator Jeffrey Deitch and India’s main cultural theorist Ranjit Hoskote. From the works of internationally acclaimed artists like Anselm Kiefer, Cecily Brown and Francesco Clemente – whose items are being displayed in India for the very first time – to the artworks of eclectic Indian artists like Bhupen Khakhar, Ranjani Shettar, Ratheesh T. and Shantibai, the present witnessed a novel melting pot of traditions, very similar to the Cultural Centre itself.
The Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre opened on March 31 on the Jio World Heart in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Advanced. The three-day inauguration program took the company on a journey of spectacular performances and costume artwork reveals on the primary 2 days and turned to the ability and great thing about visible arts on its fruits day of launch weekend.
The ultimate day of the gala additionally noticed the launch of a superbly illustrated eponymous espresso desk e book revealed by Rizzoli – ‘India in Style: The Impression of Indian Costume and Textiles on the Modern Creativeness’ by Nita Ambani and Isha Ambani. The visually wealthy quantity options an introduction by the writer, costume skilled and ‘India in Style’ Curator Hamish Bowles, together with fascinating and insightful scholarly notes by famend curators, historians, and journalists within the fields of style, textile and artwork historical past.
Isha Ambani together with artwork historian, author and curator Amin Jaffer, style & textile designer Anuradha Vakil, famous style journalist and critic Suzy Menkes, and editor and author Priyanka Khanna learn excerpts from the e book. The gala got here to a melodious shut with company being serenaded by critically acclaimed Indi-pop singer Prateek Kuhad.
Whereas the mega-events wrapped up the three-day gala, pleasure continues on the Centre with ‘The Nice Indian Musical: Civilization to Nation’, ‘India in Style’ and ‘Sangam/Confluence’ opening to the general public from April 3. Tickets will be booked on nmacc.com or BookMyShow.
(Edited by : Priyanka Deshpande)
First Printed: Apr 2, 2023 7:35 PM IST