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EDITORIAL

admin Dec 4th, 2014
EDITORIAL
This is a special year for Art & Deal. Initiated a decade and a half ago, it began as the only art magazine from the capital. Dedicated to art and its many facets; with like emphasis on renowned, radical, contemporary as well as upcoming artists and their tireless works, the publication has covered a long journey... 
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Cover Story

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Cover Story
CHAKRA: LINKING TRADITION TO MODERNITYLate Keshav Malik pens down how artists of the Silpi Chakra group survived the impulses of the catastrophic partition and let their artistic spirit take an unrestricted form. Good for once to have christened the tiny, new art group with two ancient Indic words. A baby born not... 
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Cover Story

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Cover Story
K.C. ARYAN and DELHI SILPI CHAKRAK.C. Aryan successfully welded together Indianness with the language of modern art and topped it with his courage to experiment. His contribution to modern art in India remains unparalleled. Dr. Subhashini Aryan asserts. The year 1947 will always be remembered by all Indians as the... 
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Cover Story

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Cover Story
New Idiom and Identity: Collective and Individual Search in post partition IndiaDr. Seema Bawa presents a capsule account of beginnings, confrontations and growth of the Delhi Silpi Chakra elaborating how the members of the Chakra endeavoured to demystify Indian art. When we think of the Delhi Silpi Chakra we tend... 
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Cover Story

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Cover Story
Modernity/ Modernism posited by delhi silpi Chakra Mrinal Kulkarni elucidates how Delhi Silpi Chakra was one of the important movements forming the basis of a regime of modernity in post independent India. The Independence of India brought new attention to New Delhi as a cultural city of the new nation. Calcutta... 
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Cover Story

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Cover Story
Graphic art in india and abroad by Kanwal Krishna Art&Deal reproduces the edited text of a talk given by Kanwal Krishna on November 26, 1959 at the Delhi Silpi Chakra Gallery in which he specifies how travel opened a new perspective for him as he explored the graphic opportunities abroad and expresses a need to... 
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Memories

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Memories
Memories of a valiant Effort : Amba SanyalThe little child in the photograph of the Delhi Silpi Chakra members with an Indonesian delegation was me an eon ago – witnessing something whose significance I was totally oblivious of. Artists, who were immigrants from Lahore and others who shared a high octane level of... 
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Memories

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Memories
Memories of Delhi Silpi Chakra Paramjeet Singh reveals his own journey as part of the Silpi Chakra and hopes that the Chakra could continue with the same zeal and positivity that defined it in the early years. If we go back to the pages of history, Delhi Silpi Chakra was the demand of the time. No avenues were available... 
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Memories

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Memories
Nand Katyal recalls the time when Silpi Chakra witnessed strong companionships, long discussions, an atmosphere where creative spirit could breathe, when quality was not governed by price tags, and a space conducive for personal growth.In the 50s Silpi Chakra enjoyed the presence of the Crème de la crème of Delhi... 
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Memories

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Memories
Delhi Silpi Chakra : A Living HistoryKrishan Ahuja presents a brief memoir of Delhi Silpi Chakra, a group that still breathes through the works of the veteran artists produced at that time. My first visit to Delhi Silpi Chakra gallery was when I was a student of The College of Art, Delhi. I used to accompany my teachers,... 
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Memories

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Memories
Delhi Silpi Chakra: Down My Memory LaneF-19, Shankar Market, the space that is now locked once breathed art, music and witnessed creative innovations. Jagdish Dey chronicles this journey of the Delhi Silpi Chakra. In the late forties a group of Delhi artists gave a serious thought to creating a place where they could... 
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Appreciation

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Appreciation
A Feeling for Colour K. S. Kulkarni (1918-1994) From being forced to paint signboards to becoming a stalwart in modern Indian art; Dinkar Kowshik lists the struggles of K. S. Kulkarni observing the person in the artist.Krishna Shamrao Kulkarni, born in 1918 in Belgaum, was in his early teens when he first came to Pune... 
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Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Essay
B.C. Sanyal and the Mayo School of Arts, Lahore: A Historical link in partitioned sub-indian ContinentAs India was struggling for its independence from the British Raj and later redefining itself post independence, Prof. B.C. Sanyal and Mayo School of Arts, Lahore was doing their bit in forming what could be called... 
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Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Essay
Lessons of a MasterSailoz Mookherjea was one of the foremost artists of the Modern Indian Art World. Eminent art critic Keshav Malik takes a very close look at his endearing artistic personality; a personal account of a very committed artist, with subtle lessons interwoven in it.Many of us would be artists in Delhi... 
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Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Essay
Dinkar Kowshik – A Life Truly LivedBhaiya Da, of Santiniketan, traces the journey of Dinkar Kowshik from Dharwar, in Karnataka, to Santiniketan in West Bengal – from the place of his birth to the ‘place of his rebirth.’ A sensitive master painter, a prolific writer, and a perceptive teacher, Dinkar Kowshik,... 
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Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Essay
Makers of history: Jaya appaswamyMrinal Kulkarni chronicles the life of Jaya Appaswamy highlighting the journey of the pioneer artist not as the founder of Delhi Silpi Chakra group but as a connoisseur and a fine collector.Discontinuity in an artist’s creative practice is determined by various socio- economic and... 
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Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Essay
rajesh Mehra If Delhi claims to be one of the important centers of contemporary Indian art, it owes it to the Delhi Silpi Chakra group members. Dr. Seema Bawa talks about one such eminent member of the Silpi Chakra group, Rajesh Mehra.One of the more influential painters of the 60’s and 70’s was the very affable... 
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Tribute

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Tribute
Jagmohan Chopra: artist and teacher Anupam Sud pays tribute to Jagmohan Chopra who mentored a whole generation of Indian printmakers like her under the Group 8 aegis, creating a new Indian graphic vocabulary. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled”: – Plutarch Shri. Jagmohan... 
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Tribute

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Art is an adventure that never ends.. Born to be a master and a legend.. Any kind of art form requires courage to take forward and leaves a mark ahead of time and space. For him art was his personal diary. The name to quote in inverted comas as Jagmohan Sir has astonished the ablest printmakers again and again.... 
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Photo Essay

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Photo Essay
‘Re-wheeling The Chakra’ A Delhi Silpi Chakra Retrospective  Read More →
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Press Coverage

admin Dec 5th, 2014
Press Coverage
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COVER STORY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
COVER STORY
Headline: A Biennale is a Political Animal Manoj Nair Manoj Nair tries to capture the politics of aesthetics and business inviting a critical debate on the credibility of a ‘biennale’. A young boy stands on the west coast near the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent looking at the setting sun and imagining... 
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COVER STORY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
COVER STORY
Bienal de Sao Paulo: How to talk about things that don’t exist? Franck Barthelemy Opening on 6th September 2014, the 31st Biennial de São Paulo is a poetic call exploring the things that don’t exist in an attempt to understand the struggle of the unknown. Franck Barthelemy reports. Early September, the second... 
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COVER STORY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
COVER STORY
Biennales etc: the South Asian Experience Kurchi Dasgupta Kurchi Dasgupta calls for an open discussion on the need and fate of biennales and art fairs in this receding economy as she explores the Kathmandu International Art Festival and Colombo Art Biennale. The world has enough biennales or biennials (about a hundred... 
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COVER STORY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
COVER STORY
The Imagined And The Other: Internationalism And Whitney Biennial: A Collective Dialogue Tanya Abraham The Whitney Biennial which began on the seventh of March in New York and closed on the twenty-fifth of May 2014 showcased artists of various genres. Interestingly, this took place cohesively, as the chosen three... 
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ESSAY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
ESSAY
The Imagined and the other: Internationalism and Post- Colonial Hybridity In Indian Contemporary Art Bipin Balachandran Bipin Balachandran elucidates the concept of postcolonial subjectivity in Indian contemporary art and exemplifies how ‘hybridity’ plays an important role. While watching the contemporary art... 
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ESSAY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
ESSAY
Charak Puja: A Bengali Folk Festival Dr. Dipendu Das Charak Puja symbolises not only the co existence of human and nature but also mysticism; with the devotees feeling no pain inspite of being pierced and hung from hooks Dr.Dipendu Das elaborates. Often in the mid of the month of April as one steps out of the busy... 
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PHOTO ESSAY

admin Aug 5th, 2014
PHOTO ESSAY
Project 080:30 and Live Art Lab, Bangalore, 2014 Priyanka Govil Bengaluru was bustling with performance art when I reached there on my first trip. 6 groups and individuals were supported by India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore under it’s Project 560. I was part of 080:30 group during my stay there, by documenting... 
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