October 17, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Visions from India presents a breathtaking sweep of 21st-century painting, sculpture, and multimedia works from India and its diaspora. It features some of the most sought-after international artists alongside younger rising stars, including Sudarshan Shetty, Bharti Kher, and Jitish Kallat.
The exhibition showcases a remixing of traditional crafts with radical new applications, interactive sculpture and stunning paintings. Based on private collectors Ron and Ann Pizzuti’s original 2017 presentation in Columbus, Ohio, this will be the only other opportunity to see Visions from India in the United States.
On loan from the Pizzuti Collection.
Recorded November 20
Virtual Arts & Draughts
Arts & Draughts is back, and this time we’re bringing it out to you — to your homes, on your screens, and into your communities! Join the party virtually from wherever you are and catch amazing performances, art activities, gallery tours, and more with some of your favorite Columbia superstars. Hosted by comedian Jenn Snyder and featuring performances by Milah, Brandy and the Butcher, Teiji Mack, EZ Shakes, and Diaspoura. Best of all, it's pay what you wish!
Learn more about the exhibition with our multimedia tour featuring in-depth discussions with experts from both inside and outside the art world.
Student Exhibition: Responding to Visions from India
We invite all students (K-12 and College) to submit a work of art you've created that is inspired by the exhibition currently on view at the CMA: Visions from India.
08 / December
Virtual Panel Discussion: Activism and Art in India
Tuesday, December 8 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Facebook LiveIndia is an incredibly diverse country — religiously, linguistically, geographically, socially, and politically. The arts offer insight into all aspects of a culture, and artists encourage us to see things both as they are and how they could be. Join this panel of artists and scholars to discuss the use of various visual and performance arts to critique and lay bare some of the flashpoints in Indian politics, culture, and society.
10 / December
Virtual Lecture: Icons for a New Generation
Thursday, December 10 | Noon – 1:00 p.m. | Facebook LiveThroughout recent developments in India's political and cultural history, issues of industrialization, globalization, and social mobility have challenged definitions of identity. Contemporary artists working in India and abroad have attempted to navigate these changes, exploring both individual and collective responses to identity in their work. This lecture examines how Indian artists have utilized iconic cultural imagery to both challenge and confront these issues in contemporary society.
The Art of Dentistry; Patricia L. Beckler; The Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; Consultants in Gastroenterology - Dr. and Mrs. Raj Vasudeva; Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin M. Gimarc; Nikki and Michael Haley
Dr. and Mrs. Prithvi Reddy
Visions from India has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.