ARTSPEAKS India has launched India’s first ever Glass Maker’s Club, a platform and forum that is directed towards the medium of glass and its multiple avatars. At the core of the Club’s agenda will be to provide Glass the space and recognition it deserves; to bring together artists, practitioners, writers, connoisseurs and collectors exploring the medium in different ways; and to collectively address the infrastructural and other challenges that makers of glass continue to face. Though a niche field of practice, glass art in India is connected to a rich legacy of historical trade and courtly patronage, building community artisanship and crafting skills of a very high standard, particularly in blown glass techniques. Glass has made its presence felt in the space of contemporary art and design as well, with a few individuals and studios leading the way Read More…..
28 JANUARY, 2023 - 2 FEBRUARY, 2023
Bikaner House New Delhi
2 FEBRUARY, 2023 - 30 August, 2023
Viewing Room Online | Viewing by appointment only
This path breaking group exhibition of contemporary Indian artists working in glass explores distinctively different approaches to manipulating this miraculous material. Glass may be fragile, but its silicate origins as grains of sand endure and transform on geological timescales that dwarf our man made world. Being both solid and permeable to light, glass is the perfect poetic interface between metaphoric worlds.
DEMYSTIFYING XI-PI LIU LI- A UNIQUE CHINESE LACQUER TECHNIQUE PIONEERED BY JI HUANG, Ashwini Pai Bahadur
He strongly feels that as a new generation Chinese glass artist, it is not only his goal to learn from the craft traditions of western glass making..
Glass and Mimesis, Raghvi Bhatia
In his theory of Mimesis, Plato says that all art is mimetic by nature; art is an imitation of life. Aristotle added that mimesis refers to both form and material.
Exploring Commerce of Glass as an Art Form, Ashwini Pai Bahadur
The club, launched by Artspeaks India, will provide glass the space and recognition it deserves by enabling artists, practitioners, writers, connoisseurs and collectors to explore the medium in different ways.
The Story of Glass, Lina Vincent Sunish
The story of glass begins from the time that human beings discovered the fact that sand, at high temperatures, becomes molten to form a non-crystalline substance.