Celebrating the ordinary and transforming the mundane into the extraordinary, Pop Art quickly became a dynamic force, challenging traditional notions of art. A visit to a pop art gallery is an exhilarating journey, reflecting the zeitgeist of their time. If you’re in Mumbai, head to India’s first pop-art gallery, opening in the heart of the city.
Inside India’s First Pop Art Gallery
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Said to be India’s first pop art gallery and titled, The Designera Gallery is a one-of-a-kind started by Amrita Deora. The gallery is in the prestigious One Lodha Place. The space spans 2500 square feet, providing ample room for visitors to engage with the captivating artworks. If you are an art lover, you are in for a treat with a remarkable collection that pushes the boundaries of creativity.
The gallery’s latest exhibition is called, Juxtaposition. It features the remarkable artworks of Amrita Deora. This event promises to be an immersive experience for art enthusiasts. You can expect a varied showcase of an extraordinary fusion of traditional and cutting-edge artistic techniques. Expect to be greeted by a riot of vibrant colours and larger-than-life images!
One of the highlights of the inauguration is the introduction of unexplored mediums of art, including (AR) Augmented Reality Art. How to access it? With a simple scan of the paintings using your smartphone, you will witness the magic of art coming to life. The exhibition aims for a seamless integration of technology and traditional art forms.
Additionally, the exhibition features paintings created using artificial intelligence and captivating Lenticular technology-created pieces. These Lenticular images provide the illusion of depth, movement, or the merging of two different images, creating a unique visual experience.
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What Makes This Art So Exciting?
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Born in the mid-20th century, Pop Art emerged as a response to the consumer-driven society and mass media dominance. Artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg embraced the movement. Additionally, their art involved infusing their works with bold colours, strong lines, and imagery borrowed from advertising, comic books, and mass-produced consumer goods.
Through vibrant colours, iconic imagery, and a celebration of the every day, Pop Art challenges conventional notions of art while reflecting the spirit of its time. Whether you are an art enthusiast or simply curious about the cultural phenomena of the 20th century, a Pop Art Gallery is a must-visit destination to immerse yourself in the vibrant and captivating world.
What are you waiting for? Head to this vibrant Pop Art Gallery!
When: 26th May 2023, 3:00 PM onwards
Where: One Lodha Place, Mumbai
Cover image credits: Press release/The Designera