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HindustanTimes Thu,24 Apr 2014
Canvases, paintings, wall art: classic makes a big comeback
Delhi
Delhi's Gallerie Ganesha believes in reinventing and redefining tradition. Devi by artist Neelkant Choudhary brings the Mithila-Madhubani art form along with modern metaphors.
Best known for his portraiture, artist Riyas Komu captures extreme emotions. This untitled work is a portrait of a girl dealing with her fading identity fuelled by the socio-political inequalities of contemporary India.
Best known for his portraiture, artist Riyas Komu captures extreme emotions. This untitled work is a portrait of a girl dealing with her fading identity fuelled by the socio-political inequalities of contemporary India.
Artist Atul Dodiya
Artist Atul Dodiya's Tsumani is a part of a larger series. Through this work, the artist is metaphorically addressing the loss of faith and helpnessness prevailing in the society. Once you open the shutters, the inside view of an ocean is connected with the tears of a woman. 
Die Galerie, Germany, is part of the Art Fair since the fair
Die Galerie, Germany, is part of the Art Fair since the fair's inception. Their highlight this year is a piece by artist Andre Masson. An oil on canvas, the work has calligraphy that appear as human figures.
French artist Donadini has made a portrait of Coco Chanel with red lipstick.
French artist Donadini has made a portrait of Coco Chanel with red lipstick.
French artist Donadini has very interesting mix media works at the fair. This is a wrinkled canvas with a real static brush.
French artist Donadini has very interesting mix media works at the fair. This is a wrinkled canvas with a real static brush.
A circular canvas by artist Paresh Maity
A circular canvas by artist Paresh Maity
Artworks titled, Sky, Road, Over, Pebble and Greyed by artist Mekhala Bahl at Gallery Espace
Artworks titled, Sky, Road, Over, Pebble and Greyed by artist Mekhala Bahl at Gallery Espace's booth.
Nostalgia by artist Dilip Chobisa made with graphite on paper, digital print on canvas, silk screen, thread, mixed media, painted wooden frame and acrylic glass.
Nostalgia by artist Dilip Chobisa made with graphite on paper, digital print on canvas, silk screen, thread, mixed media, painted wooden frame and acrylic glass.

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