India Art Fair is South Asia’s leading platform for exhibiting the best modern and contemporary art has to offer. The event was founded in 2008, it has become the bedrock for the cultural community with connections to the art market.
DAG exhibited the second edition of its masterpieces selection, Masterpieces of Indian Modern Art: Edition II, at the 2017 edition of the art event. Occupying the largest booth at the fair, the centrepiece of the exhibition was F. N. Souza’s chef-d’oeuvre, Man and Woman Laughing. The show also included other members of the Bombay Progressives such as M. F. Husain, S. H. Raza, Ram Kumar and K. H. Ara.
Other attractions included Prabhakar Barwe’s Kora Canvas-I, a huge clay sculpture called Torana by K. Laxma Goud in addition to works by Radha Charan Bagchi, Natvar Bhavsar, J. P. Gangooly and Prosanto Roy. Also included were artworks by National Art Treasure artists Raja Ravi Varma, Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Jamini Roy and Nandalal Bose.