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A large-scale collection of contemporary art from India will be presented at the Tretyakov Gallery

The largest Russian contemporary art exhibition in India will be presented at the Tretyakov Gallery in 2020. From June 17 to September 6 this year, you can not only watch the exposition, but also attend concerts and lectures.

Anish Kapoor. Installation "My Scarlet Motherland". 2003. Photo: theartnewspaper.ru

The Tretyakov Gallery and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art will show the work of about 60 Indian artists, including Nalini Malani, Anish Kapoor, Vivan Sundaram, Amar Kanwar, Jeetish Kallat and others.

One of the main features of the collection is the scale of its exhibits. Visitors will see knitted sculptures, sculptures from kitchen utensils, installations and surreal objects.

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In parallel with the exhibition, an extensive cultural program will be held, including lectures on the history of Indian art since the country's independence in 1947, video shows, concerts and gastronomic festivals.

The exposition will be opened in the New Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val, and cultural events will be held at various venues in Moscow.

The curator of the exhibition from the Indian side will be the director of the Art Museum of Arts Kiran Nadar in Delhi Robin Karode, from the Russian side Faina Balakhovskaya and Sergey Fofanov from the Tretyakov Gallery.

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The exhibition will run until September 6th.

In 2010, Indian collector and philanthropist Kiran Nadar founded the Museum of Art in New Delhi, designed to show and explore contemporary art of the Indian subcontinent. The institution regularly holds educational events – discussions, seminars and master classes.

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