Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Carter Road turns into a live sunset art gallery with ‘Art by The Sea’

Conceptualised and organised by Le Sutra – the Indian Art Hotel.

The fourth edition celebrates ‘A Platform for Women Artists’ as its central theme with live paintings by 12 powerful women artist from India.

Supported by the Bandra West Resident Association, and Camlin Kokuyo The fourth edition of ‘Art by the Sea’ is a platform for women artists to come out of their studios, on the streets, brushes in their hands, facilitating conversations with communities, transforming them into art, and claiming public space. The city itself will become a gallery.

“A one of its kind live painting / sculpting event that brings together in this year the most renowned women artists from the country to paint / sculpt whilst the sun sets over three days at the very lively Carter Road Promenade, Bandra West. Artists get a chance to not only work by the breathtaking Arabian Sea, watching the sun set, connecting with right set of art lovers, interact with audience, showcase their artworks and expand their circle”, states Ms. Mitali Bajaj – Director Le Sutra – The Indian Art Hotel.

“Women have long played a crucial role in India's arts scene. As reflectors, translators, and mediators Indian women artists, have emphasized societal issues, including cultural and social identity, in the form of paintings, sculptures, and installations since pre-independence times. However, they continue to face challenges resulting from gender bias, whether it is difficulty finding opportunities to train or showcase their art, or a lack of critical recognition”, states Shraddha Purnaye, curator of the art event.
The pantheon of artists participating in this event are Ami Patel, Anuja Paturkar, Arpita Bhavsar, Gayatri Mehta, Manjri Verde, Maushmi Ganguly, Nikita Thakur, Ribaka Nikam, Shilpa Nikam, Sujata Achrekar, Sweeta Rai, Tejswini Sonawane and Vipta Kapadia. Artworks will be created in different subjects and mediums like, acrylic on canvas, acrylic on linen, woodcut printmaking, metal work and terracotta.

This event also provides an excellent opportunity for the art lovers to witness the artistic process of creating an artwork and interact with the artist and watch as they transform the canvas or sculptures with a variety of colors and forms. All artists profiles, details and previous edition images available on request.

Organised by: ‘Le Sutra – the Indian Art Hotel
Supported by: Bandra West Resident Association & Camlin Kokuyo
Art curation credits: Shraddha Puranye
Venue: Carter Road Promenade, Amphitheatre, Bandra (W)
Date: 21st to 23rd February 2020
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00pm

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