Watch the video: The 9th edition of Art Bengaluru opens with much fanfare at UB City
The 9th edition of Bengaluru’s first-ever and only art extravaganza opened with much fanfare on 2nd November and is set to go on all month, until 30th November.
The venue remains the same: UB City, the most popular hotspot for Luxury, Art and Culture in Bengaluru. The Opening Night witnessed a beautiful performance by the Bangalore City Chamber Orchestra.
Art Bengaluru 2019 is introducing a new wave of artists and performers into the emerging South Indian art market. The festival brought together 21 reputed artists from across the world, including USA, Netherlands, France and Saudi Arabia.
At the show, 150-200 works of art (including paintings, hand-blown glass sculpture, installations, video projects, 3D printed sculpture, photography, mixed media and digital art) will be going on display throughout The Collection, UB City.
Furthermore, there will be workshops and talks by reputed artists including two crafts workshops by celebrated craftsmen from across India.
International Artists at Art Bengaluru 2019
Afra Khan (Jeddah - Saudi Arabia), Daan Oude Elferink (Arnhem - Netherlands), Jordan Sitzer (Los Angeles - USA), Pierre Poulain (Paris – France).
National Artists at Art Bengaluru 2019
Anil Ijeri (Bijapur), Anni Kumari (Delhi), Chandrahas Y Jalihal (Gulbarga), Haribaabu Naatesan (Mumbai), Hariram V (Chennai), Harsh Nowlakha (Kolkata), Harshit Agrawal (Bengaluru), Pradeep Kumar DM (Bengaluru), RM Palaniappan (Chennai), Rekha Krishnamurthy (Bengaluru), Sruthi S Kumar (Kerala), Venugopala HS (Bengaluru), Vijit Pillai (Hyderabad).
Emerging Artists under ‘The Art Bengaluru Emerging Artist Program’
Alayna Zaid (Bengaluru), Rupak Munje (Chennai), Sanjana Srikanth (Bengaluru), Shoeb Dastagir (Bengaluru).