Soul & spirit
Designs that aim to reinterpret the traditional yet syncretic beliefs, practices and attitudes that revolve around gender and spirituality in India is something that one would want to explore today given the new challenges. Graphic designer Divya Thakur presents a new series of works that builds a visual narrative through artefacts and includes objects of every day usage in a thoughtful and powerful manner.
January 13-February 24, Gallery Nature Morte,The Oberoi Gurgaon, For details call:9990377352
Real reams of an artists' works are often interpreted in many forms. Line drawings is one such form. Pure Concept, a group show of drawings by Akbar Padamsee, Arpana Caur, Bratin Khan, FN Souza, Jai Zharotia, Krishen Khanna, Manu Parekh, Samir Mondal, Sanjay Bhattacharya, Satish Gupta, Shuvaprasanna brings together the extraordinary skill of the art. 11am-7pm, January 15-24, Triveni Kala Sangam.
For details call: 9810033448
If you are interested in landscapes then this exhibition that aims to re-examine the age-old genre of landscape painting as it exists within a contemporary context may fascinate you. The exhibition brings together upcoming and known contemporary artists from across India and abroad. The various works look at ways to unearth and understand the embedded symbolism found in contemporary landscape paintings. So from a maze of landscape paintings to the ones with a deeper, significant symbolism contained within the artwork, for a lover for a lover of art there is much to be discovered and deciphered in the paintings.
January 18- February 9, Religare art gallery, Saket, For details call 39126922
Music to rewind and relax
Remembering an era gone by through music can be the most fulfiling way to relive the times. A show that features legendary 70's band High and 7 other bands from 80's, 90's and present day will be brought all on one stage at ReRock. ReRock has been a day-long event connecting the dots between the past, present and future of Indian rock. ReRock, thus celebrates and tells the unique and often untold story of Indian rock music and brings the artists back to the stage in front of a more confident and appreciative audience.
12-10 pm, January 13, Zorba, Sultan pur. For details call: 26801251
Want to understand the culture of a place through one of the most fascinating art forms. The spirit of Korean dance embodies the culture and the form of the place. The dance through non-verbal movements can break down the wall between the audience and the performer and hold a new mirror to understand and know the place better.
3-4 pm, January 13, Zorba the Buddha, MG Road,.For details, call: 9250361903