Decoding Indian Contemporary Art:

An art appreciation workshop


Sat 22 and Sun 23 June 2013, 11 am to 5 pm
Venue: Genda Mahal, Lado Sarai, New Delhi
Workshop Fee: Rs. 4,000/- (payable in advance)
For venue details and registration contact 41764054 /
Customised workshops available for groups / organisations.



This workshop, conducted by arts curator Himanshu Verma will familiarise you with a brief history of Indian art as a backgrounder, and facilitate understanding and appreciation of various elements of Indian contemporary art.

We will exercise this knowledge with an exciting variety of artworks – less theory, more practice, training the eye to see beauty and revel in the nuance…!

Hopefully, after this 2 day session, you will no longer say, “What the hell is contemporary art?”

• Presentation on the history of Indian art, discussing some movements,
important historical artists, trends.

• Understanding mediums of art, techniques, artistic styles.

• A closer look at the work of some important contemporary artists.

• Group exercises and games interpreting artworks.

• A walk through the collections of National Gallery of Modern Art, featruing extensive collections of Indian modern and contemporary art.


(Images – Click to enlarge)

Jaimini Roy

Deepak Tandon