Tuesday October 24

DAG Modern

6-8pm | Opening Reception

India’s Rockefeller Artists


An exhibition showcasinging the Indian painters and sculptors who won the associated grants from Rockefeller Fund and traveled to the US to survey and be informed about American art. This selection includes Krishen Khanna under the CEAC, VS Gaitonde, Tyeb Mehta, Akbar Padamsee, Natvar Bhavsar, Bal Chhabda, Jyoti Bhatt, K G Subramanyan, A M Davierwala, Avinash Chandra, Arun Bose, Paritosh Sen, Ram Kumar and K S Kulkarni under the Rockefeller Fund, and Vinod Dave, Bhupen Khakhar and Rekha Rodwittiya under the ACC. The exhibition examines why and how these artists were selected, their relationships with each other and with the art milieu in the States, the takeaway and influence on their work, and the creation of a community of Rockefeller artists.

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Above: Natvar Bhavsar, EKETAK, 2014, Pigment on canvas, 66.0 x 60.0 in. (167.6 x 152.4 cm) All images courtesy DAG Modern, New York