The 59th National Exhibition of Art organised by Lalit Kala Akademi was inaugurated by Minister of Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma on January 18. The exhibition on view till February 10 covers artworks from extensive series of mediums like paintings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, drawings, installation and multimedia.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Mahesh Sharma, said “The 59th National Exhibition of Art is a platform for young, upcoming, known and famous artists to display their talent and creativity. It is a portal where the entire country can view various mediums of art by innumerable artists.”
The Akademi had received 3644 entries submitted by 1433 artists throughout the country. The selection jury unanimously selected 172 exhibits in different disciplines by 171 artists for the National exhibition. Out of 172 exhibits, the jury selected 15 National Academy Awardees for the exhibition.
(Visit Image Gallery at indusscrolls.com for more images of the exhibition).