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All You Need to Know About India Art Fair 2024

In a grand celebration of contemporary art from India and South Asia, the India Art Fair 2024 is set to make its mark as the “biggest edition yet”. Over 100 exhibitors from around the globe, including 71 galleries, seven design studios, and major regional art institutions, will converge at the NSIC Exhibition Grounds from February 1-4 2024.

This landmark edition of the art festival, in collaboration with BMW India, will witness the debut of a Design section, showcasing the burgeoning contemporary design scene in South Asia. Hand-crafted collectible furniture, jewelry, and fabrics from studios will be among the highlights. Notably, the fair will feature exhibitions by 18 international galleries and institutions, along with a Talks Programme graced by leaders of global arts organisations.

Jaya Asokan, Director of India Art Fair, expressed excitement about the 15th edition, emphasising its role in amplifying the voices of the region’s most exciting artists and supporting the expansion of South Asian creativity.

Leading Indian contemporary art galleries such as Vadehra Art Gallery, GALLERYSKE, and Nature Morte, among others, will showcase rare masterpieces alongside established international names.

In a significant move, the fair will welcome two new Indian galleries, Gallerie Splash and Method, for the first time. International participation will also see the addition of three new galleries: Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Galerie Geek Art, and Indigo Madder. The Focus section will spotlight mixed media works by veteran and emerging artists, while the Institution section will feature projects by 22 cultural foundations and organizations.

Highlighting the diversity of talent, three Artists-in-Residence will be showcased, including Merci Thamshangpha Maku, Mayuri Chari, and Siddharth Gohil. With anticipation building, the India Art Fair 2024 promises to be a vibrant celebration of contemporary art and culture, providing a platform for artists and enthusiasts alike to engage and explore the rich artistic landscape of the region.

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