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Contemporary Indian photography becoming more popular – learn at Sothebys Institute

Posted by artradar on June 4, 2009


INDIA PHOTOGRAPHY ART COURSE

Recent photography from India (and by Indian-born practitioners based overseas) has been steadily gaining in popularity and visibility over the last few years according to the Sothebys Institute.

They will run a short Indian photography course on 15th June from 2-6pm.

This half-day session examines contemporary photographic imagery with reference to India’s colonial past and traces the differences between photographs of India made by Westerners intrigued by its exoticism and photographs made by Indian photographers of their homeland.

Fee: £150

www.sothebysinstitute.com

Timetable:

Monday, 15 June

13.45 – 14.00 Welcome, 30 Bedford Square, London W1CB 3EE; 14.00 – 15.15 The History of Indian Photography, 
Sophie Gordon, Curator of the Royal Photograph Collection, Windsor Castle;
15.15 – 16.30 Contemporary Indian Photography, 
Savita Apte, Specialist in Southeast Asian Art;
16.30 – 16.45 Break;
16.45 – 18.00 Artist Perspective: Shezad Dawood’s Art and Views, 
Shezad Dawood; 

18.00 Champagne Reception. 

The timetable is subject to change. 


 Shezad Dawood, Wildwest
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Asian contemporary art course Sothebys July 2008 London

Posted by artradar on July 6, 2008


ASIAN ART COURSE SOTHEBYS LONDON JULY 21-25 2008

If you have arrived at this post and want more up to date course info (click here for latest)

This one-week course will explore the work of artists from East Asia, India, and the Middle East. The lectures will also investigate the key players in the market for Asian Art, as well as opportunities for growth in key regions.

Fee: £550 inclusive of visits and champagne reception.

Timetable:

Monday, 21 July
China

09.30-09.45 Registration and Coffee
09.45-10.00 Welcome
10.00-11.00 Influences in Chinese Art
11.30-12.30 The Cultural Revolution: the Birth of A New Iconography
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Chinese Contemporary Art from 1980 to Present
15.00-16.00 Chinese Painting in the 21st Century
16.00-18.00 Visit to Qiu Jie exhibit at the Red Mansion Foundation

 Tuesday, 22 July
The Middle East

10.00-11.00 Islamic Art and its Influences
11.30-12.30 The Diaspora and Questions of Identity in Middle Eastern Contemporary Art
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Highlighting Iranian Art
15.00-16.00 Building a Heritage in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
16.00-18.00 Visit to the exhibit ‘Mitra Tabrizian: This is that Place’ at Tate Britain

Wednesday, 23 July
India and Pakistan

10.00-11.15 Indian Contemporary Art – A Brief Introduction
11.30-12.30 Influences and Aesthetics of Indian Artists Working Abroad
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30Success stories from India: Souza, Husain and Gupta
15.00-16.00 The Lahore Group Impact on Pakistani Art
16.00-18.00 Visit to a Private Collection / Gallery / or Museum

Thursday, 24 July
Korea and Japan

10.00-11.00 An Introduction to Korean Art, from Pyongyang to Seoul
11.30-12.30 Contemporary Korean Artists in Focus
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Japanese Art Today: Beyond Murakami
15.00-16.00 Cultivating Craftsmanship: The Role of Living National Treasures
16.00-18.00 Visit to a Private Collection / Gallery / or Museum

Friday, 25 July
The Asian Art Market

10.00-11.00 Transformations in the Chinese Contemporary Art Market
11.30-12.30 Chinese Contemporary Art: A Marketing Model
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Buying Culture: The impact of the UAE’s activity on the global art market
15.00-16.00 Analysing Growth Prospects for Emerging Markets
16.00-18.00 Champagne Reception

http://www.sothebysinstitute.com/day-eve-6.html

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