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Art agenda

The works in this exhibition not only represent the frenetic pace of urban life but also attempt to seek a network that can result in pacification and unification of the urban disposition.

art and culture Updated: Jul 29, 2011 00:45 IST

Urban maze

The works in this exhibition not only represent the frenetic pace of urban life but also attempt to seek a network that can result in pacification and unification of the urban disposition. Some works experiment with direct use of metaphors and connotations to create social alertness, and the artists working at the edge of the social matrix respond to the entropy created by the spin of industrial, mercantile, electronic expansion. The others tantalise in lyrical and symbolic manifestation of their banal situations painted beautifully to outdo their real self, approaching a surrealistic order. On till August 2 at Lalit Kala Akademi, Gallery No. 4, Rabindra Bhavan.

Mystic expressions

This one is an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by a group of 15 contemporary Indian artists. Each of the art work reflects the artist’s message, mood and symbolism for the viewer to experience and interpret. Some of the participating artists include MF Husain, SH Raza, Amit Dutt, Jai Zharotia, LN Rana, Nisha Singh,Girish Kishore Roy, Harshad Panchal and Praveen Upadhye. On from August 1 to 7 at All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS) 1, Rafi Marg.