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On Purpose: Group Show

May 27-June 28, 2023

Vadehra Art Gallery, D-53, Block D, Defence Colony, New Delhi,India

Vadehra Art Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition by some of the most exciting names in contemporary Indian art and literature, including Anju Dodiya, Atul Bhalla, Gigi Scaria, Jagannath Panda, K.M. Madhusudhanan, Praneet Soi, Ranbir Kaleka, Shrimanti Saha, Sudhir Patwardhan, Sunil Gupta, Nalini Malani and Ashim Purkayastha.

Titled On Purpose, the exhibition features large-scale paintings and drawings across a range of topical themes such as self-identity, gender, socio-economics, the environment, public spaces, politics of the image, etc., to which a diverse group of young writers from across the country respond in an ekphrastic challenge. We are proud to share meaningful contributions by Jeet Thayil, Nonita Kalra, Shruti Kapur Malhotra, Meena Kandasamy, Janice Pariat, Manju Sara Rajan, Anindita Ghose, Akhil Katyal, Gayatri Ranghachari Shah, Anish Gawande and Kabir Jhala and Shreya Ajmani alongside these powerful works, opening up the discourse of a white-cube space to interdisciplinary interventions.