Being a city filled with diverse culture and creativity, Mumbai will witness a week-long celebration of Art, uniqueness and culture through GoodHomes for Art-an initiative by GoodHomes magazine to foster love for art and to make it accessible for all.
The art-week was declared open at a press conference that took place at BKC Trident and included renowned members of the Art industry- Arzan Khambatta, Brinda Miller and Jaideep Mehrotra along with the pioneer of the concept of GoodHomes for Art, Tarun Rai, CEO-WWM. The preview of the Art-week showcased works of 25 celebrated artists, a few of them being Lalitha Lajmi, Raj More, Ashutosh Apte and many more.
The launch of this noble initiative was celebrated by a cocktail soiree which was attended by everyone who shares a common interest in Art. The guest list was an eclectic mix of socialites, artists, and art-enthusiasts from the advertising industry. The red carpet witnessed celebrities like ace fashion designer Pria Kataria Puri, Kahani Arte-Merchant, Nisha JamVwal and Sangeetha Chopra who graced the event with their presence.
The weeklong celebration of art will include talks, shows, workshops and much more. The agenda of this initiative is to break the misconception of art being elitist by connecting art with public. Art will now be witnessed not only at galleries but also be available for public display at various public spaces.
The events, workshops and open discussions between renowned artists and amateur art enthusiasts will enlighten every participant and help create and increase their passion for Art. The Art-week serves as an opportunity to help one understand art not only as a passion, but also as a way of expression.
India Infoline Research Team / 14:59, May 20, 2015
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