At the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, artworks confront their own untimeliness through appeals to a deeper, more cosmic, sense of space and time.
Jitish Kallat is one of India’s most influential contemporary artists and the sole curator of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014. Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Sunday, October 19, at 2pm to hear him talk about his cutting-edge work and South Asia’s growing impact on the global art scene.
There is nothing quite like the feeling of being a tourist in a new country, and stumbling into a city or neighborhood there that makes you feel like a tourist in a completely different country. It’s a bit like a person who visits New York City for the first time and wanders into Chinatown — that small slice of Chinese culture in the great American metropolis can act like a tiny transport to another culture.
This is how I felt visiting the latest art exhibition titled India! at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro. A tourist in Brazil and a stranger to Portuguese, I became for a few hours a tourist lost within the art and history of India.