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Father-son duo of Gyan Singh and Amit Singh bring 40 marvels carved in marble to Ahmedabad Father-son duo of Gyan Singh and Amit Singh bring 40 marvels carved in marble to Ahmedabad

Udaipur-based National Award winning sculptor Gyan Singh, along with son Amit Singh, has brought 40 marvelously carved sculptures to Ahmedabad for the first time. Of late, Ahmedabad has witnessed far fewer sculpture shows than it is used to. As if to compensate for this, however, the father-son duo of Amit Singh and Gyan Singh has come out with a collaborative exhibition of marble sculptures that displays more than 40 artworks carved out by hand from marble. Opened on September 4, the show displays some sculptures that are as tall as 5 feet in height, which range in price from Rs 10,000 to Rs 5,00,000. Senior sculptor Gyan Singh, who received the National Award from the Lalit Kala Akademi for his works in 1996, is exhibiting 21 of his works that are inspired by both traditional and contemporary art. His son Amit Singh, an alumnus of College of Art in New Delhi, has showcased 19 marble sculptures. Since all the sculptures are made in the same medium of marble, and most possess a surrealist approach, it is tough to differentiate the works of the two artists. Gyan Singh, who shifted from Varanasi after completing his Masters in Fine Arts from Banaras Hindu University, settle...

Find out things to do in Charlotte NC this week, in our 67th Art Weekly Find out things to do in Charlotte NC this week, in our 67th Art Weekly

Grammy nominated musician Michael Cavanaugh pays tribute to Sir Elton John this week. Brian Regan, one of the funniest comedians alive today, is coming to take you on a laughter ride. Experience the Flamenco art-form or watch the back-story of Peter Pan come alive on stage. Spend your week at some amazing musical gatherings as the weekend kick-starts with a dance celebration marking the Hispanic History Month. Join in for a series of Jazz concerts performed by emerging jazz artists, or be energised at a concert by Michael Cavanaugh, who will be paying tribute to Sir Elton John. Experience the art form of Spanish flamenco with the most talented artists performing at the Tablao Flamenco celebration. Comedian Brian Regan has arrived in Charlotte to spread cheer with his signature sardonic and self-deprecating style of humour. And the city is hosting again the play Peter and the Starcatcher, featuring 100 characters in a narrative re-telling of Peter Pan’s back-story. If you are looking to spend a fun weekend full of food, fun, art and music with family under the open sky, then the Festival in the Park is for you. Nature enthusiasts can also join Joe Amodeo for a bird gazing ...

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Bryan Adams' Ultimate Tour is painting the city orange

As the hysteria around International Rock Star Bryan Adams’ concert in Ahmedabad heats up, the organisers are elated with the rising demand for tickets. We have learnt that the show is going to open premium seating options for booking soon. Ticket Layout of Ahmedabad concert of The Ultimate Tour That the ‘Bryan Adams : The Ultimate Tour’ has c...

Normal.Numb wields the power of theatre to fight for suicide prevention and mental health awareness

‘Normal.Numb’ marked World Suicide Prevention Day in Ahmedabad through a three-day performance series organised by Saath Charitable Trust and Arpita Dhagat’s team of performers.  A recent Lancet study indicates that nearly 40% of suicides by women world-over are by Indian women. In light of this appalling statistic, suicide has surfaced as...

Asian Art House brings art from Vietnam and India all under one roof in Ahmedabad
Asian Art House brings art from Vietnam and India all under one roof in Ahmedabad

Asian Art House presented ‘Art a Way of Life’, an exhibition that brought together the works of 15 Vietnamese and Indian artists for the first time in Ahmedabad. The gallery at Renaissance hotel in Ahmedabad saw a curious combination of mild acryl...

This Ganesh Chaturthi, buy eco-friendly clay idols or learn how to make your own!

  Help inmates of Sabarmati Central Jail earn a livelihood while also saving the planet. Buy eco-friendly clay Ganesha idols from them this week! Or learn how to make your own clay idol at a one-of-a-kind workshop by Avani Varia. The major Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is right around the corner, with its calendar date of September 13. While the 10-da...

In winter of 2018, Ahmedabad will experience the Summer of '69 with Bryan Adams

Ahmedabad, get set to rock with Canadian singer Bryan Adams as he belts out the best chart-topping tracks of his career. Find out more about his Ultimate Tour, which starts on October 9.  Canadian singer Bryan Adams is back in India for the fifth time, and this time he lands first in Ahmedabad. The Ultimate Tour has travelled to more than 53 countries across...


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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/2016/11/Yamini-Mehta.jpg Collecting Art is a Passion of the Heart: Yamini Mehta on Sotheby’s Indian Foray

The Sotheby’s Institute of Art recently launched its inaugural programme in Mumbai through a three-day educational course this September. With October 18 marking the beginning of a vibrant week that will see the celebration of Indian art in London, Yamini…