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Art exhibition: An ode to Delhi, and its glorious past and present

A two-day exhibition in Delhi will feature artworks highlighting the beauty and historic value of the city.

art and culture Updated: May 22, 2018 18:24 IST
Ruchika Garg
Ruchika Garg
Hindustan Times
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A painting from the exhibition titled, The Capital.

This group exhibition is all about highlighting the various aspects of Delhi that make the city unique. Titled The Capital, it’s an ode to the glorious past and present.

Curator Erum Khan, a Delhi-based artist, says, “There will be artworks, sculptures, photography, installations, calligraphy, ceramics and other forms of art that illustrate the essence of the Capital. From monuments to culture to the old buildings, everything will be represented.”

A sculpture by Afshan Raza reflects women empowerment.

Participating artist Jyoti Singh shares that her painting shows how the city lives beside the Yamuna. “I have shown the beautiful surroundings,” says the 42-year-old self-taught artist.

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  • What: The Capital, an exhibition
  • Where: Artizen Art Gallery,Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi
  • When: May 26 to 28
  • Timing: 11am to 7pm
  • Nearest Metro station: Pragati Maidan on the Blue Line

Another artist, Afshan Raza Khan, 26, is showcasing women empowerment through sculptures. “I’ve been working with the scraped parts of automobiles for more than seven years and I believe that nothing is useless. One of the sculptures shows a woman. She looks complete with her body but has no face. It shows that she is complete in herself but is not heard.”

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First Published: May 22, 2018 18:21 IST