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Organizers of Indian art fair hopes for more active participation of Russian galleries

December 23, 2012, 9:09 UTC+3

Over 260,000 people visited the Indian Art Fair from the first fair in 2008

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NEW DELHI, December 23 (Itar-Tass) —— The organizers of the Indian Art Fair, which is the largest in South Asia, hope for more active participation of Russian galleries in the fair. The Russian galleries express a keen interest from arts connoisseurs and collectors, Neha Kipral, a founder and director of the cultural event, said in an exclusive interview with Itar-Tass.

The organizers are conducting a marketing campaign, which is seeking to broaden the participation of other countries, Neha Kipral said. She also hopes for the attraction of Russian participants.

The fair organizers called as one of the main tasks of the exhibition is to arrange and hold this meeting of modern art from India and other countries.

The Indian Art Fair will be held already for the fifth time on February 1-3, 2013. 42 galleries from 24 countries, including Russia, will participate in the fair. The Russian-German Frida Fine Arts Gallery will represent Russia for the second year in succession in the fair. Thanks to the participation of this gallery in the previous year the fair visitors could watch the photo works of photographer Irina Mann, a representative of the generative art (generative art is often used to refer to computer generated artwork that is algorithmically determined. But generative art can also be made using systems of chemistry, biology, mechanics and robotics, smart materials, manual randomization, mathematics, data mapping, symmetry, tiling, and more) Alexander Lysov and Belarusian painter Igor Tishin, who lives in Brussels and holds exhibitions in many countries.

The largest Indian New Delhi National Modern Art Gallery, Paris Galerie Daniel Besseiche and Baudoin Lebon, London galleries Grosvenor and Paul Stolpe Gallery, Vienna Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels and Galerie Krinzinger, Barcelona Villa del Arte Galleries and Imaginart Gallery are among other participants in the art fair. The exhibitors will bring more than 1,000 representatives of modern arts in various genres from painting to sculpture, photography to installation. One of the largest world fine arts auction house Christie’s became a partner of the event.

Over 260,000 people visited the Indian Art Fair from the first fair in 2008.


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