[ Gurpran Rau art sample
Modern Indian Art Showcased
June 26, 2008
London- A new exhibition highlighting six leading
Indian contemporary artists has opened in London and Newcastle in
North East England. 'Out of India' celebrates a market that's been
developing for the past ten years and the show underlines the pool
of Indian talent and growing interest in Britain in their
Indian artist is using a blend of both tradition and modern
techniques in their work fusing in a new and fresh style.
Gurpran Rau has trained in Europe and
lives in the US. Her work mixes digital print, pigment, and
encaustic medium conveying human skin and binding membranes and the
interconnection between beings.
Usha Phenay Pathak shows a more
traditional style. Having traveled widely, her paintings view
humanity and convey a keen observation and compassion for faces and
Patel takes traditional Indian styles and techniques and puts them
into his work. His paintings reflect a sense of fun, giving old and
new a contemporary twist.
India's growing economy, demand for contemporary art is on the
increase. 'Out of India' highlights this trend that is now moving to
the west as collectors become more interested owning and
appreciating such fine artworks.