DELHI ART GALLERY

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists February 10, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • Artists question curbing freedom of expression February 7, 2013

    We saw it in case of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam', Salman Rushdie's visit to Kolkata and most recently, in the case of Kashmir's first all girls rock band and art exhibitions in Delhi and Bangalore; creative freedom seems to be at the receiving end of protests by fringe groups. Here's the...
  • FTN: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India? February 6, 2013

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday, before that organisers of an art exhibition in Delhi also faced a similar scenario in this case, the VHP demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? February 6, 2013

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • The body has always been revered as a form of art: Ina Puri February 6, 2013

    Is art under siege in India? Art curator Ina Puri joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. If art is to be dismissed in similar manner, then what would happen to the different temple structures and other archeological sites? Asked by: EMathew ...
  • Delhi Art Gallery under attack, VHP wants nude paintings removed February 6, 2013

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday, before that organisers of an art exhibition in Delhi also faced a similar scenario in this case, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • VHP women wing protests outside Delhi Art Gallery February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: An art exhibition at the prestigious Delhi Art Gallery has run into trouble with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The VHP's women wing, Durga Vahini, protested outside the gallery against the exhibition that showcases a retrospective on modern nude art on Wednesday. The show was stopped briefly on Monday...
  • Delhi Art Gallery refuses to remove nude exhibits despite protests February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Delhi Art Gallery owner and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad seems to have worsened. Despite facing threats, the organiser of the nude art works says he won't take down the paintings. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Delhi Art Gallery Director Ashish Anand...
  • Has nudity in art always been a part of Indian culture? February 5, 2013

    The VHP's women wing has demanded a ban on the show saying that it showed women in poor light. ...
  • Right wing groups pose threat to art exhibitions in Delhi, Bangalore February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: It was trouble in paradise for art lovers as art exhibitions in Bangalore and Delhi were targeted by right wing activists. Artist Anirudh Sainath's paintings at the Chitrakala Parishath were taken off after the art academy received threat calls to remove the three paintings which depicted Hindu gods...
  • No end to cultural terror, artistes continue to suffer as govt remains silent February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A girl band in Jammu and Kashmir is forced to quit; an exhibition of nudes in Delhi compelled to shut temporarily; an art academy in Bangalore coerced into removing three nude paintings these incidents just follow the FIR against a sociologist who spoke on corruption and Dalits...
  • VHP's women wing forces Delhi Art Gallery to shut temporarily February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: An art exhibition at the Delhi Art Gallery, showcasing a retrospective on modern nude art, ran into trouble on Monday night when VHP activists forced it to shut down temporarily. The exhibition was resumed after the organisers sought police protection. The protests, led by the Durga Vahini, the women...
  • Delhi: Art exhibition of nudes to go on despite threats of disruption February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: An art exhibition in the capital showcasing a retrospective on modern nude art ran into trouble today with right wing activists forcing it to shut down temporarily and organisers reopening it with police protection. "The Naked and the Nude" exhibition hosted at the Delhi Art Gallery's exhibition space...
  • Nemai Ghosh: There were no takers for my work January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Famously known as Satyajit Ray's photographer, lensman Nemai Ghosh, has worked in close association with him for over 25 years capturing the master filmmaker in his myriad moods. During his 35year career as a photographer Ghosh's lens has also photographed some of India's most haunting onscreen characters, yet for...
  • MF Hussain's art back in India January 19, 2011

    First time in about three years, works of MF Husain will be displayed on a public platform. ...