The Open Palm Court Gallery at Habitat Centre, New Delhi, is set to transform into a haven for art enthusiasts from December 19 to December 22, as it eagerly anticipates the solo exhibition of the acclaimed artist, Mamta Malhotra.
This four-day spectacle invites visitors to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of Mamta’s art, a mesmerizing portrayal of Varanasi’s timeless charm and cultural vibrancy.
Mamta Malhotra, with her extensive artistic repertoire, orchestrates a symphony of line, color, form, and texture in her captivating works. Her exploration spans urban landscapes, figurative and abstract studies, utilizing oil paint, acrylic, and mixed media to offer a multifaceted experience. The exhibition promises to unveil Mamta’s ability to evoke the ephemeral beauty and fragility of Varanasi’s urban fabric, seamlessly blending the traditional with the contemporary.
At the heart of Mamta’s creations lies a fusion of Sanskrit shlokas and architectural elements, forging a new visual vocabulary that bridges the ancient with the modern. Her artistic finesse has earned her a place of pride in prestigious interiors across India, Dubai, France, and the United States, reflecting a deep commitment to environmental preservation and cultural heritage.
Born in Mumbai and nurtured amidst the picturesque landscapes of Kashmir, Poona, Gangtok, and Bhutan, Mamta’s artistic journey draws from her father’s profound passion for drawing and painting. Graduating with a silver medal from the Corbusier designed Chandigarh College of Architecture, Mamta’s unique experiences in Varanasi and San Francisco infuse her work with a distinctive perspective on history, culture, and the integration of nature.
Mamta seamlessly marries her architectural expertise with artistic endeavors, creating a signature style characterized by simplicity, harmony, and a deep reverence for the environment. Her critically acclaimed works have earned international recognition, featuring in esteemed publications such as the New York Times bestseller coffee table book, HarperCollins catalogue, and Architecture Week magazine. Celebrated in prominent Indian magazines and newspapers, including Inside Outside, Design Today, Better Interiors, Femina, Spice Route, and Navuthan magazine, Mamta’s contributions to the art world are indisputable.
Intriguingly, Mamta Malhotra embodies an artist’s soul entrapped within an architect’s body. Her artistic expression reflects an unyielding desire to explore the interplay of creativity, history, and cultural identity. As the curtains rise on her upcoming exhibition at the Open Palm Court Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi, it promises to be a grand celebration of art, culture, and the enduring spirit of Varanasi—a journey not to be missed.