India Art Fair kicked off its 15th edition in New Delhi, boasting participation from 109 exhibitors, including 72 galleries and prominent regional and international art institutions.
Notably, 31 new exhibitors have joined the lineup this year, with seven debut design studios featured in the newly added collectible design section.
With its largest showcase to date, the fair maintains its commitment to spotlighting the finest modern and contemporary South Asian art alongside works by leading international artists.
This year, the addition of handmade and limited edition design pieces from pioneering studios further cements the fair’s stature as the premier platform for art and culture in the region.
To commemorate its milestone 15th edition, the fair presents its most extensive program of talks, workshops, and performances, offering attendees immersive opportunities to engage directly with artists, designers, and arts professionals.
Expanding beyond the fairgrounds, New Delhi’s vibrant cultural landscape is showcased through an extensive parallel program featuring gallery exhibitions and activations throughout the city.
Leading Indian galleries exhibit works by iconic modernists such as Jamini Roy, GR Santosh, Ram Kumar, and Ganesh Haloi, while also highlighting the contributions of company school painters like Sewak Ram and lesser-known modernists including B Prabha and Radha Charan Bagchi.
The show also spotlights senior contemporary artists like Thota Vaikuntam and Manu Parekh, offering visitors a comprehensive view of India’s diverse artistic landscape.
In addition to these artists, the fair features prominent South Asian artists with a global presence, including Gauri Gill, Rana Begum, Dayanita Singh, and Ayesha Sultana.
Emerging talents across various mediums are also showcased, including T. Venkanna, Isha Pimpalkhare, Ketaki Sarpotdar, Harsha Durugadda, and Rajyashri Goody.
New additions to the fair include contemporary miniaturist Jatinder Singh Durhailay, futuristic artist J. Demsky, textile artist Akshata Mokashi, photographer Tenzing Dakpa, printmaker Jayati Kaushik, and installation artist Jonathan Trayte.
Among the international galleries participating are those presenting South Asian artists based in the diaspora or working in countries beyond India. Notable names include Rina Banerjee, Waqas Khan, Amba Sayal-Bennet, Affan Baghpati, Arjuna Gunarathne, and Firi Rahman.
Additionally, international powerhouses like Olafur Eliasson, Anish Kapoor, and Ozioma Onuzulike will also contribute to the global dialogue on contemporary art.
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