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  • These artists of Ahmedabad are taking their art to global audiences

    These four artists of Ahmedabad have been sharing their art in Venice, Dallas and New York through scholarships and competitions. Sangam Vankhade and Preksha Kapadia (LtoR) At this year’s Gujarat Literature Festival, sculptor Sangam Vankhade left audiences mesmerised with his miniature…

  • Abhivyakti Group art Show at Gufa : An impromptu Collective

    Landscapes, abstracts, figurative, and geometrical paintings made by seven artists are brought under the dome of Herwitz Gallery at the Amdavad Ni Gufa. These vibrant and vivid artworks at Abhivyakti group art show are decent take-home material. When was the…

  • Paintings or Photographs? Vijay Shrimali’s Realistic Art Stuns Onlookers

    Artist Vijay Shrimali is meticulous and highly realistic in his painting style. He believes in paying attention to every detail in his paintings, portraying them ‘without adulteration’, just as he perceives them. His solo exhibition ‘Riyaaz’ is on display at the Gufa…

  • A Dekko at the Latest Art Exhibitions of Ahmedabad

    Amit Ingle advocates for wildlife conservation through his photography. Sculptor Niharika Dave portrays a woman’s connection with her home, and a duo of self-taught artist-homemakers exhibits their art. I witnessed the city of Ahmedabad brimming over with art, creativity and the energy…

  • Barnaby Furnas’ Paintings Show How Robots Can Transform Art

    American painter Barnaby Furnas’ Frontier Ballads Art Show in New York bears testimony to how digital technology is transforming the world of visual arts. Original pictures: Artmatr The first two weeks of March have borne testimony to how technology and…

  • Workshop to Promote Narsinh Mehta’s Literary Legacy Through Visual Art

    15th century poet-saint Narsinh Mehta’s works are to get a fresh lease of life, through visual art documenting his life and literature.   Rupayatan, the Bhavnath-based school of Gujarati art and literature in Junagadh district, has entered into a collaboration with Gujarat…

  • CN Fine Arts Students Take Their ‘First Step’ Into the Art World

    In this exhibition of abstract art at Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, called ‘Kadam – The First Step’, fifth-year students display their work done under the mentorship of artist Bharat Patani.   Fifth-year students of Sheth CN College of Fine Arts The first…

  • ‘Nidarsh’ Art Exhibition Transports Visitors to a Mythological Realm

    On the auspicious occasion of the ‘Great Night of Shiva’ (Maha Shivaratri), self-taught artist Darshan Thakur brings alive the vividness of mythology through his first solo exhibition ‘Nidarsh’. Self-taught artist Darshan Thakur invented the title for his first solo exhibition by…

  • Comic Book ‘Lawtoons’ Makes Learning About Law and Civics Fun

    Kanan and Kelly Dhru have made legal rights and citizenship enjoyable to understand through their comic book. Civics classes in my school weren’t exactly what you’d call ‘engaging’, least of all ‘visually engaging’. While reading about the Indian Constitution, which…

  • The Illustrated Chronicles of Ramayana on Your Postal Stamps Now!

    “Rama has appeared on many postal stamps till now, but this one-of-a-kind stamp of Ramayana depicts many different facets of his life,” announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating the Ramayana Stamp in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi…

  • India Art Fair Is All Set for an All-New Avatar

    India’s largest art fair is back with its 10th edition, with a greater focus on South Asia’s treasures and some never-before-seen works of Raja Ravi Varma and Amrita Sher-Gil. With 3500 works, 90 booths and 85 exhibitors, all hailing from…

  • Art at Gujarat Literature Festival 2018

    Gujarat’s most life-sized literary gathering, Gujarat Literature Festival is commencing on January 5, 2018, and this year the venue has been spatially spread in three arenas – Kanoria Centre for Arts, Amdavad Ni Gufa and Gujarat University. The most intriguing…

  • IPad Art by Space Designer Jatin Bhatt

    Inspired by the dexterous cartoonist Mario Miranda, the friendly vibes of Jatin Bhatt’s digital art broke all the traditionalist myth of not inculcating digital techniques in design thinking methods. His exhibition ‘I Chitra‘ displays 36 artworks all made with an…

  • A Sky Full of Emotions – Artworks by Jesal Dalal

    Glancing at skies and seas have always evoked a thunderstorm of sentiments to my consciousness, and while watching the endless horizons of two of nature’s most fantastic creations through the strokes of Jesal Dalal, I couldn’t contain myself. A pearl…

  • Global Icons of Indian Art at ‘Dvaita’ in Ahmedabad

    Opening just a week before the Winter Solstice, Dvaita a show presented by Neena Naishadh and Urmila Kanoria promises to be among the best visual art shows of the calendar year in Ahmedabad. The show features ten of the most glorious…

  • Radart Brings the Aura of Art at Kanoria

    The creative concoction of more than 75 diverse artworks at Aura International Art Show makes Kanoria Centre for Arts the utopia of visual arts in Ahmedabad. Enthusiasts can experience an array of artworks contributed by 38 prodigies, experienced and self-taught artists until December 3,…

  • Art Workshop Melange Season III

    Art Workshop Melange Season III features a prominent line up of 19 artists from supreme statures and varied backgrounds. The participating artists include names like Akkitham Narayanan, Jogen Chowdhury, Gogi Saroj Pal, Paresh Maity, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Jayasri Burman and Vrindavan Solanki.…

  • Dots and Lines that Connected Ahmedabad to Assam

    It is the dissimilarity in aesthetics of all the four artists that brought vivacity for viewers at the Dots and Lines group show. The exhibition is a full course meal for art connoisseurs of Ahmedabad as the diversity of mediums and subjects viz.…

  • Things to do in Charlotte NC : Charlotte Art Weekly #21

    Happy Halloween from Charlotte Art Weekly 21 How can you help the citizens around you, who are continually contributing in the creative field? Simple, by just attending their showcases and spreading a word about it! Appreciating local arts not only…

  • Visual Art representation of Architectural Archives

    The towering white-washed walls of Kanoria Centre For Arts Gallery were transformed into an array of architectural art forms on October 27, 2017, as architect Sonal Mithal presented her paintings in the ‘Figuring Archives’ art show. The display continued till October 29, 2017.…

  • Young Talent Reverberates at Art e’ Fair 2017

    The third edition of Art-e-fair, Gujarat’s foremost art trade fair begins at Rajpath, Ahmedabad with a creative bang on October 13, 2017. With more than 50 stalls of creativity, lifestyle and art, the fair was inaugurated in the presence of Padmashri…

  • Artist Trilok Soni’s Pichwai on Display at Amdavad Ni Gufa

    The devotees of Shreenathji, an incarnation of Lord Krishna, have always come up creatively to celebrate their devotion towards god. Last time I was exposed to it in the form of a musical poetry at a Bolava Vitthal event, and this…

  • India’s Oldest Art Contest is Open for Submissions Now

    Founded in 1918 by celebrated artists with an idea of flourishing art and artists’ broadly in India, The Art Society of India is commemorating its centennial ceremony through a life-sized exhibition titled as 100th All India Annual Art Exhibition 2018,…

  • When Former Art Students Reunite After 40 Years

    The roads people end up taking after their education can differ hugely. When the 77-78 Batch of MSU reunited, the Gufa was witness to an assortment of works. College days are times we all look back at fondly. Especially so…

  • The Most Promising Young Artistic Talent in India, Curated

    Our ‘first take’ on these 100 shortlisted works that are being exhibited at the Kanoria Centre for Arts and Hutheesing Visual Art Centre till the 16th of September. Abir’s Founder Ms. Ruby Jagrut with jury members and winners After sifting…

  • Things to do in Charlotte NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #13

    Charlotte Art Weekly 13 The 17th largest city in the USA is not only housing an enormous populace but is also a home to many achievers and creators, who have made the city proud with their creations. Our purpose of featuring…

  • Ahmedabad gets Mumbai’s Art Buffet

    The Art Buffet, a group show of 5 artists from Mumbai, opened in Ahmedabad on 29th of August. The rainy evening witnessed the amalgamation of art fraternity at Amdavad ni Gufa, wherein senior artist Mahendra Kadia performed the honours of…

  • Award Winning Filmmaker Tanmay Shah Displays his Visual Art Skills at Gufa

    Ahmedabad based filmmaker Tanmay Shah is a Limca Book record holder who made ‘Most Zero Budget Films in a Calendar Year’, precisely 52 movies in just 52 weeks under his banner ‘Friday Fiction Films’. He has also directed the 15 internationally acclaimed documentaries including ‘Pinch…

  • 21 year old finds art in Period Stains and Stretch Marks

    Cinta Tort Cartró alias Zinteta, an artist from a small hamlet called Torrelles de Llobregat in Spain, Cinta lately exhibited her creativity that showcases a message of accepting ourselves and self-admiration. Within her project called ‘Mancho y no me doy asco’…

  • JugalBirdy : A Visual Tribute to Our Feathered Friend

    We tweet all day along, we read people tweeting, but how did we gradually overlooked the tweeting of our feathered friends around us? Mayur Shah, who hails from the rapidly developing city of Gurgaon, is a Banker by profession and photographer…

  • Himalayan Hamlet’s Art amidst Nature

    A quaint spot in Himalayas, secluded from the hustle and bustle of urbanisation, puts up a display of Art works, with nature as the gallery. This is not fiction, this happens once in three years at Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh, where…

  • The Singaporean Art of Armies

    The National Defense Services of Singapore has recently completed its 50 years of establishment and to mark the celebration 50 artists took an excursion to 20 campsites located at ground zero to find inspiration and convert them into 130 patriotic artworks. These…

  • Bosom Mitra’s Art Show – Get Addicted to Life, Not Drugs

    On the evening of June 10, 2017, the premises of Amdavad Ni Gufa, got filled with soul stirring canvasses that expresses pathos through colours.  The situation was a part of Solitude art show curated by Manashree under her Bosom Mitra initiative which…

  • Priya Pariyani’s solo show opens at Amdavad Ni Gufa

    Notable personalities from Gujarat’s art fraternity were present at Amdavad Ni Gufa on Tuesday evening for the inaugural of Priya Pariyani’s Solo Show, her 18th, titled ‘Ehsaas’. The inauguration saw in attendance prominent artists – like CD Mistry, Natu Mistry, Vrindavan Solanki, Natu Parikh and others.…

  • Selfie Caricatures Reveals Reality at Hutheesing Visual Art Centre

    Ashok Adepal a self-taught cartoonist who has been contributing cartoons on varied subjects to established media portals like Gujarat Samachar, DNA (Daily News & Analysis), Divya Bhaskar, ETV Gujarati, etc. since past 15 years has displayed his collection of 100 Selfie cartoons…

  • Luxembourg Art Prize 2017 – An opportunity for Artists to earn $27,500

    Luxembourg Art Prize is a huge opportunity that has the potential to boost the careers of unknown artists. Founded by Hervè Lancelin a gallerist and art collector from Luxembourg in Europe every year organises a gilded competition for artists across the globe, where…

  • World’s First Global Art Exchange : ARTSTAQ is LIVE

    ARTSTAQ a London/Prague-based start-up has opened up World’s First Global Art Exchange, wherein like NASDAQ, traders and collectors can exchange Art in the most transparent manner. Launched with the vision to democratize Art Market and create a convenient model based…

  • Timelessness on display at The Natu Mistry Show

    Imagine an art with boundless appeal – The Natu Mistry Show at Hutheesing Centre displays over a 100 of such art works. No matter who its audience is, regardless of where it will be portrayed; these artworks will soothe each…

  • Art that expresses experience : CD Mistry’s Solo Show at Gufa

    The Herwitz Art Gallery of Amdavad Ni Gufa was brimming with creativity during the inauguration ceremony of the Speak Sweet Exhibition by artist CD Mistry. The exhibition will be on display until April 30, 2017. Mistry, an octogenarian now, had…

  • An opportunity to own a Picasso in $5000

    Pablo Picasso died in 1973 and left millions of dollars’ worth of art in the name of her granddaughter, Marina Picasso. For people who still live under a stone and doesn’t know about Picasso’s multimillion art markets, well just FYI…

  • Gujarat Gaurav Divas: Reminiscing the Legacy of Gujarat

    As part of the Gujarat Gaurav Divas (May 1st) celebrations and on the occasion of World Heritage Day, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Gujarat Tourism Department organised a grandeur inaugural ceremony, where they launched the Heritage Exhibition, and Art Centre located within…

  • Artmaking and Design for the Future: A IIID Forum

    Friday evening(3rd March 2017) presented Ahmedabadis with a fantastic opportunity to meet and interact with Dr Geetha Narayanan and Ishita Shah of Srishti Institute, Bangalore – to learn about the Institutes’ ethos and the work accomplished there by the UNESCO…

  • Art 17 : an all-encompasssing show of aesthetics by Kanoria

    A full course meal for art adorers, with Piraji Sagara’s grand display of paintings and sculptures being the headline show – Art 17 is expected to be an all-encompassing creative festival for Ahmedabad connoisseurs to savour. Distinctly connecting various mediums…

  • The Art of Vrindavan Solanki Comes to Ahmedabad Again

    Vrindavan Solanki Vrindavan Solanki the art veteran who has been featured in numerous group and solo art exhibition across the globe is back in the city of Ahmedabad, with his latest solo show, Captivating Contours. The exhibition is open to all art…

  • The Big Bang in Digital Art is here: Microsoft Paint 3d

    Microsoft recently released its first edition of the new Paint 3d application for windows 10, wherein a user can select 2d images to amalgamate 3d objects within them. The interface is extremely user-friendly unlike the other 3d art applications, where…

  • Engage with art while aboard Indian Railways!

    image source : Railway Ministry Twitter handle The mundane monochromatic moods will transmogrify with creative paintings now. Western Railway has collaborated with Indian Mouth and Foot Painting Artists and has planned to soon exhibit the paintings in train bogies of long running trains.…

  • The Truth of Opposites- Hindol Brahmbhatt

    147 years and still the Father of The Nation and his learning are engraved deeply in every man, woman and child’s heart. On the tranquil day of Gandhi Jayanti, Kanoria Centre for the Arts admired the eve in its own artistic…

  • Sunshine at twilight : On the painting exhibition Jail Uday

      Narendrasinh and Manish Parmar with art trainer Niren Rathod Imagine yourself locked up in a 4×4 cellar with near absence of opportunities to express your inner emotions. A room suffocated by limestone walls with bare minimum facilities, and an…

  • The Kindle of Visual Art

    Gone are the days when your walls were lurking for a beautiful painting and you were scared that it would burn a hole in your pocket. The Meural is a digital canvas, which you can hang on your walls and…

  • Ganesha Painting on Khakhra Leaves and Handmade Paper

    Painting on dried khakhra leaves by Nikesh Dabgar. Leaves are weaved with stick and are treated in a specific manner so it can be painted on it, and also to keep the painted work safe for years Nikesh Dabgar and…

  • Sudarsan Pattnaik honors PV Sindhu

    Sand artist honors the only Indian silver medallist athlete of India at 2016 Rio Olympic, PV Sindhu and her coach Gopichand by creating a 5ft high sand sculpture on Saturday at Puri Beach, Odisha. The badminton player and the pride…

  • Rest in Peace Sir Syed Haider Raza

    Syed Haider Raza alias SH Raza the legendary modern artist who hails from India has passed away today at the age of 94 due to old-age related ailments. The Painter who worked in France since 1950 has painted mainly abstracts…

  • Vincent Van Gogh comes alive in ‘Loving Vincent’

    First feature film of its kind, wherein each frame is actually an oil painting. Loving Vincent took efforts of more than 100 artists fluent in Van Gogh style to hand print this movie. The reel rolls with 12 paintings per…

  • KG Subramanyan, The Man of Art No More With Us!

    The Padma Vibhushan recipient  acclaimed as reformer of modern art in India, KG Subramanyan has left for the heavenly abode today in Baroda. Hailing from Kerala an aspiring economist from Chennai, who actively participated in Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit India movement…

  • The art side to Brexit

    The Great Britan has chosen to exit the European Union (EU), which has dropped the pound valuation drastically in compared to the Euro. The art of Great Britain is predicted to sustain due to the emotional bonding of it with European…

  • Walk on water with Christo’s art

    It’s not a painting, it’s not a sculpture. You need to walk on it…feel it with the sun, with the rain, with the wind, it’s physical, not virtual’, says artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff. He has made a runway on Lake…

  • The Post-it creativity battle

        A new battle has taken over New York City offices, where employees post creative designs, art forms and doodles on their office windows with none other than colourful post-its. It is kind of a friendly competition between corporate…

  • Is Google’s Tilt Brush the start of a new art revolution?

    Introducing Google’s Tilt Brush that gives a real-time virtual experience of 3-dimensional drawing. With collaboration with HTC Vive, the Tilt Brush is a revolutionary experience for a user at a whole new level, where the whole environ is your canvass…

  • The Peacock Man of India is no more!

    Mohan Wala Sneh a CN Fine Arts graduate realistic artist who drew, painted and sketched more than 6000 peacocks in his entire career, was fighting with Cancer from past six months. Unfortunately last night he lost his battle with the…

  • Last day of unique art show Art4All

    Art4All is a unique painting exhibition, currently on display at Amdavad Ni Gufa. The exhibition opened on 8th of march, and will remain open till 13th march. The exhibition showcases three distinct categories of art works from three independent artists.…

  • Vipul Prajapati gets the Lalit Kala Akademi award

    Lalit Kala Akademi ( National Academy of Art) – an autonomous organisation of Government Of India, Ministry of Culture has recently announced winning entries from the 57th National Art Exhibit. It is indeed a moment of pride for Ahmedabad, that artist…

  • Gujarat Kala Pratishthan announces Awards

    Gujarat Kala Pratishthan, is an organisation dedicated to promote art in the community.  Shri Ramnik Zapadiya,Mahamantri of the organisation has been constantly working in this field since a decade now. The organisation completes  years of its founding and to commemorate…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Untitled-1-Copy.jpg This library in Ahmedabad is 159 years old

Creative Yatra explores a little known library right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Bhadra Plaza, called ‘Himabhai Institute’.   Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/library.skecth-001-e1460358412631.jpg Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Raashi-Man-Mask.jpg In ‘Raashi Man’, we see glimpses of the magic that theatre is capable of

The nip in the air for a change was low and expectations were relatively high on the ground open to the sky at the young theatre writer-director Chintan Pandya’s residence for ‘a unique experience’ in the ‘environmental theatre’ format he…