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India Art Festival displays art by Tihar inmates, disabled

India Art Festival displays art by Tihar inmates, disabled

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Nov 2018 8:45 AM GMT

New Delhi: Just as the Indian art circuit gathers for a domestic art festival at the Thyagaraj Stadium here starting Thursday, at least three booths break away from the convention to display works by Tihar inmates, visually impaired children and an artist with hearing disability.

The fourth city version of India Art Festival (IAF), presenting over 3,500 artworks by 35 art galleries and 550 artists, was inaugurated by Lalit Kala Akademi chairman Uttam Pacharne, Prasar Bharti Additional DG Raj Sekhar Tyagi and Tihar Jail Superintendent Rajesh Chauhan. Pointing to beautifully done Buddha, Ganesha and Saraswati paintings and sketches, Suraj said the artworks are also exhibited in an in-house gallery in west Delhi-based Tihar Jail. (IANS)

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