Paintings & Digital works Exhibition By Siddharth Choudhary
22nd Novemver - 22nd November, 2010 / Preview: 1st November @ The Stainless Gallery, C-0, Ground floor, Mira Corporate Suites, 1&2, Old Ishwar Nagar, Next to Tata Indicom Building, Okhla Crossing, Mathura Road, New Delhi -110065
Bliss is a series of paintings and digital works, which offers an alternate perspective on our pursuit of endless needs, wants, desires and dreams. The exhibition is an attempt to explain how we go to great lengths and extent, to seek a blissful life. This more often than not manifests itself in our dependence on external, material factors. The images in this exhibition are a starting point. They pose the question - Is it possible that we do not need to look any further than within ourselves in this pursuit? That Bliss, itself is contained within us? That the day, when everything looked right, was because we felt right, within?
Invite you to engage in this dialogue and to look at “Bliss” by drawing from your own personal experience.
About Siddharth Choudhary:
Siddharth Choudhary is a self taught artist. He lives and works in Paris. He started painting in 2005 after a trip to Paris which played a pivotal role in his artistic development. He started his career as an actor and his earlier paintings have borrowed from that experience. (eg. “I wish..” 2008, solo exhibition with Ashish Balram Nagpal Galleries , Mumbai). As an actor, he appeared in several TV Commercialsand tv shows. His last acting assignment was the film “Don” released in 2006. He has also worked briefly with NDTV as a camera person.
As an artist he has greatly benefited from his diverse work experience. With his upcoming solo exhibition “Bliss” at The Stainless Gallery , New Delhi , he sets to explore digital and video art alongside paintings.
Siddharth Choudhary has held the following Exhibitions before:
2009 – Indian Contemporary Art Show: a group show at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
2009 – It’s a beautiful life: a group show with Nitanjali Art Gallery, New Delhi
2008 – I wish …: a solo exhibition with Ashish Balram Nagpal Galleries for Contemporary Art, Mumbai
2005 – Her moods & moments: a solo exhibition with Ronak Art Gallery, Mumbai
COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS
2005 – 2008: Ashish Balram Nagpal Galleries for Contemporary Art, Mumbai
Collectors include JW Marriott, Bollywood personalities (Pooja Bhatt, Vivek Oberoi Konkana Sen, Isha Koppikar etc.), Media Houses (Times of India network, Excel Entertainment, etc.)
About The Stainless:
The Stainless, spread over 5500 Sq ft, technologically endowed, state of the art gallery is a force to reckon with in the contemporary space of art. It is the brainchild of Mrs. Deepikaa Jindal, Managing Director JSL Lifestyle Ltd. and Founding Director of the Stainless Gallery, for whom stainless steel is nothing short of an engaging and rewarding passion. The Gallery invites artists from diverse spheres of art to render their artistic imaginations and visions for creating sculptures and works of art using this medium. The Stainless is one of its kind gallery that provides not just an exhibition venue but also infrastructural support to create these artworks.
The Stainless Gallery began its journey with an enigmatic exhibition held in 2007, titled ‘The Lazy Forest’ by eminent designer Alex Davis. The Gallery continued its journey with ‘Saptarishis’ showcasing works of seven sculptors of the country, followed by ‘Ashtanayika’, an all-women show exhibiting artworks of eight female artists. ‘God & I’ by Vibhor Sogani, an innovative, young product designer & ‘Ekant’ by architect, Vishal K Dhar, were landmark shows for The Stainless. This state-of-the-art gallery not only has its own unique collection of eclectic art but also offers its space as an exhibition venue to other artists and galleries to showcase their works.