NEW DELHI, JULY 06 : Union Minister of State for Culture(I/c), Dr. Mahesh Shrama, inaugurated exhibition titled "Arth - art for earth" at IGNCA, New Delhi today.'ARTH - ART FOR EARTH' by Manav Gupta consists of "Excavations in Hymns of Clay"-a suite of environmental art installations by Manav Gupta weaving all of them with a storyline and poetry. It is an evolving site, specific and dynamic engagement with the space it has an interface with - whether it be the Travelling or the Permanent editions.
Culture is our Strength and Identity, and the artists are the people adding strength to this identity. Appreciating the Exhibit he also complimented IGNCA for the efforts. Dr Sachcidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA, Shri Ram BahadurRai, President, IGNCA, Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO NitiAyog and many other noticeables were present at the event.
"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." - Thomas Merton
"The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke" - Jerzy Kosinski
"As my artist's statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance" - Calvin & Hobbes