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Here what you can do with your weekend.

delhi Updated: Jul 20, 2012 23:47 IST
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Emotional quest
Art Spotting III brings to you an exhibition of new works by a group of new emerging artists from across India. The vanguard collection offers glimpses of the shifting terrains that point to the direction in which Indian art is heading as it moves apace in tune with the changing India and the networked world. Ranging from the personal to public, the artists engage with emotional- spiritual- socio- economic and political domains. The work in all sorts of modes and media is as varied as the young artists themselves

At Gallery Art Positive, July 10 onwards. For more details Call at: 8595157484

Art for real
Art depicts reality in all its philosophical forms and that is what the debut exhibition titled Distorted Liberation by Aditya Vikram Sengupta depicts. The work comprises an expanse of mutilated forms and grotesque figures, nude postures, charcoal drawings on paper. The work is reflective of the artist's interest in humanism but also spectacle, sex and violence that is so pervasive in today's media and real world.

Where: Art Positive Gallery II, F213/B, Lado Sarai, Old MB Road, July 10-August 11, Call: 9891306373

The varied world of women
If you would want to check out the upcoming young art scene in India, then the group art exhibition Allegories can be one option to check out. The show attempts to put together the various sensibilities of six young women contemporary artists. Coming from diverse backgrounds the artists share a unique sensitivity to their surroundings and a keen observation of the same. They, each in her own way have taken a closer look at their socio-cultural and immediate surroundings and reacted sharply. One looks at women's place in society as in contrast to what it was in the ancient past, another talk about issues of displacement.

Where: Art Konsult .23 Hauz Khas Village, July 6 to July 28, 10.00am to 7.00pm, Call: 26531819

Across the age barriers
The exhibition titled Art for everyone is a group showing of paintings and sculptures of upcoming and senior established artists in the country. The works have a thoughtful quality heightened by the hues that form the palette. The mix of artists is interesting as the string that binds them cut across the barrier of age and seniority. Keeping with the show's theme, these are affordable artworks for every household. Some of the participating artists are Ashok Dixit, Biplab Biswas, Jignesh Panchal, Laxman Aelay, Manash Ranjan Jena, Manoj Agarwal and Rajat Nandi amongst others.

Where: Pearl Art Gallery, 185/K/3 Ground Floor behind Hotel Crown Plaza, July 6 -August 6, Timings: 10.00am-7.00pm, Call 981864257

Soulful strains of melody
In this world of rock and jazz music if you too find the strains of flute music soulful then you must check out the third chapter of Raasrang World Flute Festival 2012. An effort by Krishna Prerna Foundation to bring rarities of Flute at one stage delegates from worldwide will participate at premises. The theme of Rasrang World Flute Festival- Love Peace Water - will be depicted through special artworks created by inspired designers and artists from all over the world, celebrating the culture.

Where: Lotus Temple, August 9-11, Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm, Call 981004274

First Published: Jul 20, 2012 23:44 IST