Mehmet Guleryuz at Jamaat, Mumbai

  Mehmet Guleryuz is Turkey’s most important contemporary artist and On the Road is his first ever Mumbai showing, in collaboration with Jamaat art gallery’s feisty Pravina Mecklai and The Empire Gallery, Istanbul.  Guleryuz now eighty, has had five retrospectives of his work including one at the  Istanbul Modern. He is also a trained actor with…

An Artful Year -2

My art archives are getting frightfully delayed- apologies. Here are some of the art shows I wandered through in the last few months in Mumbai . I hope these pictures inspire you to  you go online and view the artists, their works and stories, works and gallery collections .

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

Travelling to Lisbon this summer ? For art lovers a trip to the Calouste Gulbenkian museum is definitely recommended. I find private collections and quirky collectors far more interesting than huge national museums and when such collections are accessible,  always worth a visit. Calouste Gulbenkian  made a fortune in oil trading in the early twentieth…