If you're between 13 to 16 years old, here's a great way to get the inside dope on contemporary Indian art.
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Date: September 1st, 2012
Venue: Saffronart Gallery, The Oberoi Hotel, Dr.Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi- 110003
Time: 11 am to 12 pm
Session led by: Yamini Telkar, Head Saffronart Gallery, Delhi
The painting alongside, by the way is Tyeb Mehta's "Falling Figure with Bird". It is one of the paintings on display during the session.
Tyeb Mehta witnessed communal brutality on the streets of Mumbai in the aftermath of the Partition of India. His paintings are filled with images of violent separation, falling figures and fractured forms, reflecting the death and dislocation that he saw.
You'll find more information about Tyeb Mehta and his work here, on the Saffronart website.