Reddy to Travel
22 - 28 April 2015
All India Art and Crafts Society, New Delhi
11 am to 7 pm daily
1 Rafi Marg , New Delhi - 11001
The 'Workshop Model' the JJ School of Arts Printmaking Studio and Clark House Initiative's pedagogical exercise in the form of a retrospective exhibition is in its 10th city, New Delhi, to which it returns after a similar retrospective at the IGNCA New Delhi, curated by Robina Karode and Ram Rahman, this exhibition follows the paths of Reddy and his workshops, into art schools discussing his early experiments with Joan Miro and conversations with Brancussi, Giacometti among others, and most importantly Nandlal Bose, through a set of drawings and prints that begin in Santiniketan, subsequently at Slade in London, including his times in Paris particularly his interest in the Paris protests of 1968 and his move to New York where he made experimentation at the Cooper Union the conceptual basis of his practice.
Krishna Reddy's Retrospective has traveled to the following institutions in the following cities:
1- Sir JJ School of Art , Bombay
2- MSU Baroda, Faculty Of Fine Art
3- Bharti Vidhyapith, Pune
4- Lalit Kala Kendra, Patna, Bhihar
5- Kala Academy, Panjim, Goa
6- Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre, Chennai
7- Govt. Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur
8- Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre Bhubaneswar
9- All India Fine Arts And Craft Centre, New Delhi
The exhibition is slated to travel to Hyderabad, Kochi, Santiniketan , Guwahati and Lucknow in the coming months. Apart from this Reddy has shown at the IGNCA , Kiran Nadar Museum of Art New Delhi, Nature Morte independently, and the Kadist Art Foundation, Paris & Art Dubai Modern with the Clark House Initiative in the last two years. The 'Workshop Model' is made possible by the efforts of Judy Blum-Reddy, through innovative forms of transportation to circumvent logistics, and artist self-organising , thus remaining independent from the support of any art foundation or grant process.
The Exhibition opens on the 22nd April 2015 at 5.30pm at the Galleries of the ' All India art and crafts society', in the collaboration with Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai. Shri A. Ramachandran (Padma Bhushan and an Eminent painter) is the Chief Guest.
Curator: Prof. Anant Nikam , Incharge Printmaking Studio Sir JJ School of Art , Zasha Colah and Sumesh Sharma Clark House Initiative
Assistant Curator: Shrinivas Mehetre & Sachin Bonde
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