The small traffic island with a beautiful garden, has got a new art work sponsored by the RPG Foundation. Bandra is getting a lot of art murals and graffiti and its nice to see corporate participation.
The RPG Art Foundation endorses contemporary Indian art, and has organised several art exhibitions for young talented artists at prestigious venues such as the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai.These exhibitions have been immensely popular with art lovers and have helped grow a culture of art appreciation in the city.
– via www.rpggroup.com
Harsh Goenka (born December 1957) has been the chairman of RPG Enterprises, one of India’s largest business groups, since 1988, when he took over from his father R. P. Goenka. Today RPG is a major player in domains like power generation and distribution, information technology, infrastructure, tyres, plantations and pharmaceuticals, with an annual turnover of around US $2.0 billion. Via – en.wikipedia.org
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Born in Mumbai, In 1990 Surya Lokhande received his BFA from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art. Among his select solo exhibitions are ‘Going Green’ recycling art project with CNN and Institute of Indian Indian Contemporary Art, Mumbai (2008), ‘War Is Over’, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai (2007), ‘To Whomsoever It May Concern’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2005), ‘Allegory’ Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai (2002), ‘Obstacles’, Aditya Ruia Art Gallery, Mumbai (2002), ‘We Cover You’, Alliance France de Bombay, Mumbai (2001), ‘Metal Meets Mettle’ Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai (2001), ‘Inside Out, Jehangir Art Gallery (2000), ‘The Book of Nothing’ Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai (1999), and ‘Memories of my Grandmother’, Mahalsa Art Gallery, Mumbai (1996) amongst others.
– via www.theartstrust.com