The exhibition “Kalpana - The Indian contemporary plastic works” was co-organized by the Indian Consulate General in HCM City and the HCM City Art Museum. It is part of activities marking 40 years of Vietnam-India diplomatic relations.
All works shown in the exhibition are copy paintings, drawing on the fabric material selected by reputable Indian artist, Anjolie Ela Menon. They reflect Indian art’s break away from the colonialist embrace to enter a new era of artistic expression, recognized and applauded worldwide.
The week-long event, which will last until July 6, introduces visitors to the interference between classic and modern view of Indian artists between the ages of 25 and 58.
Through colours, Indian artists also take visitors to the world of Indian street art, traditional toys, Hindu epics, Islamic decorations and people’s daily activities in small towns of India.