Waswo X. Waswo: Photowallah on view at NID in Gandhinagar
Tasveer is pleased to announce the launch of its exhibition and book, Waswo X. Waswo: Photowallah at NID on 15th November 2016
Showcasing Waswo X. Waswo’s signature studio portraits – hand-coloured by his longtime collaborator, Rajesh Soni – Photowallah is accompanied by a new publication with reproductions of Waswo’s classic portraits, alongside new images that have never been seen before. The exhibition includes prints from three series: A Studio in Rajasthan, Gauri Dancers and New Myths.
The exhibition will remain on view until 25th November. Signed copies of the publication are available online, exclusively at the Tasveer Bookstore.
Karan Kapoor: Time & Tide will show at Tasveer in Bangalore
Tasveer is delighted to present for the first time in India, an exhibition of limited edition silver gelatin prints by Karan Kapoor
Time & Tide showcases some of Karan Kapoor’s earliest work that focuses on people and places that have either been lost to history, or changed beyond recognition. The first series, shot in the 1980’s, documents the ageing Anglo-Indian community while the second series, taken in the 1990’s, captures the last of ‘Portuguese Goa’. Alongside the exhibition, Tasveer has also published a new photobook with text by William Dalrymple and Felicity Kendal.
The exhibition will be on view at Tasveer from 10 December 2016 to 6 January 2017. For more information, visit the Exhibitions page.
Serena Chopra; Bhutan Echoes on view at Tasveer in Bangalore
Serena Chopra: Bhutan Echoes opens in Bangalore at Tasveer Gallery on 21 October and will be on view until 18 November
Bhutan Echoes features evocative black and white photographs taken in Bhutan over a decade ago by Serena Chopra, that forms a unique personal photographic study of the landlocked Himalayan country. Alongside the exhibition, Tasveer is pleased to celebrate the release of a new publication, that aside from exquisitely rendered reproductions of the photographs in the show, carries text by Manu S. Pillai.
Signed copies of the book are available online, exclusively at the Tasveer Bookstore. Get your copy here.
Tasveer to exhibit at the 20th edition of Paris Photo
Tasveer announces its participation in the anniversary edition of Paris Photo between 10 and 13 November 2016
This year, at the anniversary edition of Paris Photo, Tasveer is delighted to present a selection of photographers and works that highlight the fusion of photography and painting traditions in the early years of photography in India. With a lineup of artists, by the likes of Jyoti Bhatt, Karen Knorr, Flor Garduño and Waswo X. Waswo, the group exhibition roughly explores the history of creative photographic manipulation in India.
For more information and details about the festival and exhibition, visit the Exhibitions page.
Maharanis: Women of Royal India Exhibition in Jodhpur
Tasveer is thrilled to announce that its exhibition Maharanis: Women of Royal India is on view in Jodhpur
Chronicling the historical representation of royal women in India for over half a century, and through it, tracing the changing tropes of photographic portraiture, this exhibition brings to the light the shadowed lives of the fascinating women of erstwhile Princely India. The accompanying book, produced by Tasveer and Mapin Publishing features 134 photographs, some of which have never been seen before, and four original texts.
The exhibition will be on view at Mehrangarh Fort until 9th October, after which it will show at Raas Hotel from 14th October to 13th November. The book is available on the Tasveer Bookstore.
Tasveer joins the Association of International Photography Art Dealers
We are pleased to announce that Tasveer is the first member of AIPAD from South Asia in the organisation’s 35 year history.
AIPAD is a prestigious international organisation dedicated to creating and maintaining high standards in the business of exhibiting, buying and selling photographs as art. Acting as a collective voice for its member galleries, AIPAD promotes public appreciation of photography as art. The Association has become a unifying force in the field of photography. Acting as the collective voice of the art photography dealers that make up its membership, AIPAD maintains ethical standards, promotes communication within the photographic community, encourages public appreciation of photography as art, concerns itself with the rights of photographers and collectors, and works to enhance the confidence of the public in responsible photography.