Amit Ambalal turns 75! What's in store for his new exhibition? We find out

Artist Amit Ambalal celebrates his 75th birthday with an exhibition of his works and art created by his friends, stalwart artists like Manu Parekh, Atul Dodiya and BV Doshi. 


October 11 marks the opening of a grand show celebrating the 75th birthday of veteran artist Amit Ambalal at Archer Art Gallery. Each artwork displayed at the gallery’s solo show tells an anecdote about the artist’s life; be it a playful self-portrait of the artist with monkeys or a painting in which crows are being seen to attack the artist!
But there’s yet more to the show than this! Anil Relia, founder of Archer Art Gallery, has gathered top artists from India and friends of Amit Ambalal to paint for him as a tribute. Some of the well-known names included are Manu and Madhvi Parekh, Anju and Atul Dodiya, Anjolie Ela Menon, BV DoshiJogen Chowdhury and Nilima Sheikh.


Watch our interview with Amit Ambalal and curator Anil Relia about the artist’s latest exhibition:


The show opens today from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Archer Art Gallery and will be on display till December 15, daily from 11am to 7pm.

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