Museum of Artwork and Pictures opens bodily museum in Bengaluru

Museum of Artwork and Pictures opens bodily museum in Bengaluru

Museum of Artwork and Pictures opens bodily museum in Bengaluru

Guests on the newly opened Museum of Artwork & Pictures (MAP), metropolis’s first main personal museum balancing heritage, conventional artwork and expertise, on Kasturba street in Bengaluru on February 18, 2023. 
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The Museum of Artwork and Pictures (MAP), the primary main personal museum in Bengaluru, opened its doorways at Kasturba Highway with the inaugural collection, ‘Artwork is Life: New Beginnings’. In view of the launch, the museum is holding week-long occasions from February 18-24.

Supported by cutting-edge expertise, the museum has been constructed on the pillars of an progressive digital format that was launched in 2020. This entails digital reveals, artist lectures, digital actuality encounters and a lot of keynote discussions with main museum administrators from the world over that concentrate on the collections.

MAP is Bengaluru’s first major private museum balancing heritage, traditional art and technology, on Kasturba road in Bengaluru on February 18, 2023. 

MAP is Bengaluru’s first main personal museum balancing heritage, conventional artwork and expertise, on Kasturba street in Bengaluru on February 18, 2023. 
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Digital interventions, such because the Sasken Multimedia Gallery, improve the museum expertise for MAP’s guests and make the entire assortment accessible even when particular person items aren’t on present.

4 exhibitions

The brand-new collection characteristic 4 exhibitions and a collection of latest commissions. Curated by the director of MAP, Kamini Sawhney, ‘Seen/Invisible’ contains works by main Indian artists comparable to Jamini Roy, Bhupen Khakhar, Mrinalini Mukherjee, Ravinder Reddy, Arpita Singh, M.F. Hussain and examines the position of ladies in artwork.

The brand-new series feature four exhibitions and a series of new commissions. 

The brand-new collection characteristic 4 exhibitions and a collection of latest commissions. 
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MURALI KUMAR Ok

With greater than 160 pictures, famend Indian artist Jyoti Bhatt’s assortment “Time and Time Once more” traces his path as a photographer within the second half of the twentieth century. The set up highlights his experimentation with a number of exposures and fragmented mirror imagery, in addition to his depiction of rural villages, portraits of different artists, and self-portraits.

The MAP additionally characteristic LN Tallur’s collection of sculptures and films known as “Chirag-e-Al,” which discover the hyperlink between synthetic intelligence and ritualistic perception methods whereas forcing viewers to contemplate humanity’s growing reliance on expertise. The themes of darkness, conversations between celestial entities, and white areas are established through using imagined chatbots, neural networks, composite figures, and white areas.

Three years of research-backed work

Talking about what makes MAP so distinct, Ms. Sawhney stated, “MAPs collections are unfold over six classes — premodern, fashionable and up to date, textiles, pictures, indigenous artwork, and widespread tradition comparable to Bollywood posters and movie scripts. It tells the tales of all communities that make up India. We inform a lot wider tales as in comparison with different museums. Seen/Invisible showcases the everlasting assortment of MAP however we additionally commissioned varied artists to create work which grew to become a part of the works. We labored for 3 years on this exhibition and it’s accompanied by a listing.”

MAPs collections are spread over six categories — premodern, modern and contemporary, textiles, photography, indigenous art, and popular culture such as Bollywood posters and film scripts. 

MAPs collections are unfold over six classes — premodern, fashionable and up to date, textiles, pictures, indigenous artwork, and widespread tradition comparable to Bollywood posters and movie scripts. 
| Photograph Credit score:
MURALI KUMAR Ok

The MAP began first as a digital museum. “We developed the idea of MAP Labs which seems to be on the intersection of the science and the humanities and the way we are able to use expertise to search out artwork options. In our first collaboration with Accenture, we got here up with the concept of making a 3D persona or a hologram of M.F. Hussain, an iconic artist with whom loads of younger folks haven’t interacted. It enabled them to have a chat with M.F. Hussain and perceive his work,” Ms. Sawhney stated.

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