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Capital to host Art Book festival from Feb 24

Capital to host Art Book festival from Feb 24

 Feb 13, 2018

Art lovers will have a great opportunity to enrich the country’s rich arts and culture heritage through the prism of artists and books in the two-day art book fair which will begin here on February 24.

The New Delhi Art Book Fair (NDABF)’s inaugural edition will take place at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) at Mansingh Road. It will be open to the public from 12 am to 6.30 pm.

The first ‘free and open’ art book fair will be a unique platform to discover India’s vast arts and culture spectrum through diverse panel discussions, workshops, art and book exhibitions and much more, release stated on Monday.

It will begin with a talk by a noted art historian, photographer and film maker Benoy K Behl on his latest book - The Art of India - Sculpture and Mural Painting.

Arup Chatterjee will talk about aura of Indian trains and railway stations and its representations in writing, cinema and cultural production with his book The Purveyors of Destiny: A cultural Biography of Indian Railways. This will be followed by panel discussions on art in the age of Instragram with illustrators and travel photographers and writers.


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