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Dreaming Animals: An Exhibition of Recent Works by Neeraj Bakshi

“Dreaming Animals: An Exhibition of Recent Works by Neeraj Bakshi” is an intriguing exploration of intimacy and intricacy within small-scale formats. Neeraj Bakshi’s masterful creations redefine conventional perceptions of beauty and artistic expression. To know more about the exhibition dates and venue read on.

Bakshi’s artwork transcends mere aesthetic appeal, inviting viewers into a world where animals become conduits for personal narratives and universal emotions. As an artist who has grappled with displacement, Bakshi infuses his creations with layers of symbolism and nostalgia, evoking profound reflections on the human experience.

Courtesy: Triveni Kala Sangam

Within the delicate strokes and intricate details of his paintings, Bakshi weaves a lyrical narrative that speaks to the heart of exile and longing. Ferocious predators and gentle creatures alike inhabit his canvases, each serving as a metaphor for the complexities of displacement and the yearning for home. Yet, amidst the poignancy of Bakshi’s themes, there is an undeniable sense of playfulness and satire. Through his whimsical exploration of animal imagery, Bakshi challenges viewers to reconsider their perceptions and engage with the underlying messages of his work.

Courtesy: Triveni Kala Sangam

“Dreaming Animals” is more than just an exhibition; it is a testament to the power of art to transcend boundaries and connect us to our shared humanity. As viewers immerse themselves in Bakshi’s world, they are invited to explore their own emotions and memories, guided by the evocative power of his storytelling. In essence, Neeraj Bakshi’s exhibition is a celebration of the beauty found in the smallest of moments and the profound depths of the human experience. It is a testament to the enduring power of art to inspire, provoke, and ultimately, unite us all in our shared journey through life.

  • Venue:  Triveni Art Gallery at Triveni Kala Sangam, 205 Tansen Marg
  • Exhibition Date: 20th – 29th February 2024 
  • Timings: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Courtesy: Triveni Kala Sangam

About the Artist

Neeraj Bakshi is a standout among artists, emanating remarkable confidence and elegance in his masterful work with small-scale formats. Through his intimate creations on paper, he defies the belief that beauty is only found in larger canvases, proving that even the tiniest pieces can exude unparalleled allure. The artwork possesses a multitude of qualities that surpass aesthetic charm and fragility. The playful nature, satirical elements, and thoughtful creativity all work together to captivate and involve the observer.

Courtesy: Triveni Kala Sangam

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