India Art Festival: A dazzling show returns

- October 30, 2023
| By : Patriot Bureau |

With 400 talented artists presenting 3,500 beautiful artworks across 100 booths at the Constitution Club of India on Rafi Marg, this year's India Art Festival promises an amazing sensory experience

One of the artists, Om Thadkar's work

With the India Art Festival’s return to the capital, the Constitution Club of India will turn into a cultural hub from November 2 – 5, offering not just an eye-catching display but also various fusion shows, live music performances, live painting demonstrations, and film screenings.

One of the main highlights is the film “The Eternal Canvas – 12,000 Years Journey through Indian Art,” which explores India’s rich artistic heritage over millennia.

With 400 talented artists presenting 3,500 beautiful artworks across 100 booths at the Constitution Club of India on Rafi Marg, this year’s India Art Festival promises an amazing sensory experience.

Established in 2011, the India Art Festival has become a key contemporary art fair in India, particularly for emerging artists and mid-level art galleries. This is the 8th edition of the Festival in Delhi, marking the 25th overall, held in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. With a strong presence in these cities, it has become a sought-after platform for young artists, galleries, collectors, and art enthusiasts.

Rajendra Patil, the founder director, emphasizes that the Festival was initiated to support contemporary art in India, especially for young artists and mid-level galleries facing challenges accessing such platforms due to costs.

This year’s festival in Delhi will feature performances by renowned artists and musicians, including Pandit Satish Vyas, Vasudeo Kamath, S Akash, Prakash Bal Joshi, Mehtab Ali Niazi, Ranjit Sarkar, Kamal Devnath, and others.

Various art galleries will exhibit, such as Artecious Gallery, Artifire, Aura Planet, Eminent Art Gallery, and others from Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Dubai, and Kolkata. Each gallery will offer a unique perspective on contemporary art.

The Festival will display diverse art styles, from figurative to abstract, traditional, architectural, landscapes, religious art, and wildlife art, appealing to all tastes. Notable artists and their captivating works will be showcased, making the India Art Festival a must-visit for art lovers.

The event will also exhibit unique art forms, such as stylized still life, traditional-inspired paintings, exceptional wildlife art, and more, along with a rich display of nature-inspired artworks. Numerous other artists from diverse backgrounds will contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the festival.

When: 10:30 am to 8:30 pm daily; November 2 – 5

Where: Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi