“Touching a rainbow” By Usha Patel
Art for Land 2020 was inaugurated on January 11th by the Honourable Dr. Kiran Bedi, Lt. Governor of Puducherry at the Unity Pavilion in an inspiring atmosphere of both beauty and united aspiration.  Now, two not-to-be-missed associated exhibitions are kicking off in Pondicherry this week for ART FOR LAND in association with Auroville Art Service:

Tasmai Gallery – A Centre for Art & Culture will host: “Abhipsa” with works by the late Usha Patel – from January 19th – 25thYou are warmly invited to attend the opening of “Abhipsa” on 19th January at 6 PM at the Tasmai Gallery, inaugurated by artist Priti Ghosh in the presence of Urmila Patel. Usha Patel developed as a painter under the Mother’s direct guidance, and many of her work’s were seen by The Mother, with some named by The Mother. This week-long exhibition brings together many of Usha Patel’s beautiful paintings, recognized for their artistic and spiritual sensitivity. Art for Land is grateful to the Tasmai Gallery for its collaboration in raising funds for Auroville’s land via the exhibition and sale of these works. Tasmai Director, Kirti Chandak, is herself a many-times awarded artist, and curator. She has donated several of her own works to the Art for Land exhibition in Auroville, which can be viewed and purchased at the Unity Pavilion and via https://www.artforland.in/artists/kirti-chandak
Tasmai Gallery, N° 17 Chinna Tambi Street, between the 2 & 3rd crossings, Kuruchikuppam, Puducherry 605012  Ph: 2221052 tasmaipondy@gmail.com

The Promenade Hotel will host: “Sangam” with works by Art for Land artists – from January 16th until March 1stThe widely-recognized Auroville artists Adil Writer & Marie-Claire Barsotti are joined by the gifted Pondicherry-based painter Prabhat Biswas for this magnificent exhibition and sale of paintings and ceramic creations. Held in the elegance of the famed Promenade Hotel on the Bay of Bengal, Sangam will be ongoing for six weeks. Art for Land sincerely thanks Promenade Director Dilip Kapur for his generous collaboration with “Sangam” to raise funds for Auroville’s designated but still-missing land.

The Promenade, 23 Goubert Avenue, White Town, Puducherry 605001, Ph 2227750

The main Art for Land exhibition at Auroville’s Unity Pavilion is open daily from 10 AM – 4  PM. You can see & reserve your artworks of choice at www.artforland.in… And don’t miss the non-stop calendar of fundraising concerts and eventsall for Auroville’s land!! 

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