'Art Bengaluru 2014' Brings to Life The Renaissance Period

BANGALORE, India, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/

The 5thEdition of the festival to be held in Bangalore, India from 21st-30th August, 2014

The stage is set for 'Art Bengaluru 2014', one of the most reputedNational Art Festivals in India. The 5thEdition of this art soiree is all set to bring alive the Renaissance Period with the themeofEuropean Art History. An annual proprietary event of The Collection atUB City & Sublime Galleria, Art Bengaluru, which started in 2010, brings a mlange of national & international artworks & artists under one roof. The event will be held between 21stAugust&30thAugust 2014.

Every year, South India's biggest art festival betters itself but this year's edition is on a truly international scale. The event will showcase 13 top galleries including one each from New York & Vietnam. It will also feature one of China's most popular artists, Liu Bolin and his work, for the first-time in India. Known as "The Invisible Man", Bolin will be exhibiting his legendary "Hiding in the City" series apart from unveiling a creation exclusively for Art Bengaluru.

The festival will witness a special Musical performance on the Santoor by Padma Shri Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma on Sunday, 24th August, 2014.

Also, a part of the festival is Berserk, a unique children's art conference in its second year, created by the organizers of Art Bengaluru. The grand finale of the event will play out on Wednesday, 27th August, 2014.

Uzma Irfan- Conceptualizer & Organizer - Art Bengaluru said, "The Renaissance Periodis known for the rebirth of classical art. Art Bengaluru over the past 4 years has attempted to increase art appreciation in the city and encourage fresh thinking, new ideologies pertaining to art and its mediums.This event aims to carve a niche forBangaloreon the global map of Art & Luxury. The journey with Art Bengaluru this year will be both informative as well as a delight for the senses."

Opening Night:

'Art Bengaluru 2014' will commence with a grand Opening Night featuring the works of renowned camouflage artist Liu Bolin & celebrated artist Bose Krishnamachari.

Galleries at 'Art Bengaluru 2014':

Several reputed international and national art galleries are participating in the festival this year, including Klein Sun Gallery (New York), Vietnamese ArtHouse(Vietnam), Nature Morte (NewDelhi), Latitude 28 (NewDelhi), Progressive Art Gallery (New Delhi), Gurukala Kutir(NewDelhi),TheArt Salon (NewDelhi), Art Houz (Chennai), Christel House (Bangalore), Rangkunchala Art's (Bangalore), Sacred Geometry India (Bangalore), iSpace Art Gallery (Bangalore),The Purple Turtles (Bangalore) & Sublime Galleria (Bangalore).

For more information on 'Art Bengaluru 2014' please visit http://www.artbengaluru.in.


Urmila Biswas


SOURCE Art Bengaluru