Daniel Templon Gallery
As a part of Brussels Art Days – 11 to 13 September – Daniel Templon gallery will host Mumbai-based Atul Dodiya artist and his Mahatma and the Masters exhibition. Founded in 1966, the Paris-based gallery now occupies three spaces: two in Paris and one in Brussels. With a strong history of recognised artists, the gallery now represents a group of 30 international artists. The programme promotes a open dialogue between generations: established, mid-career artists and cutting edge artists. Daniel Templon provides curatorial expertise and assistance in the mounting of exhibitions of represented artists for museums and international exhibitions. The gallery is committed to a strong editorial policy when it comes to publication and catalogues.
Mumbai-based Atul Dodiya began exhibiting and selling his work in the early 1980s following his graduation from Sir J. J. School of Art, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He furthered his academic training at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris during the early 1990s. He has had several solo exhibitions and has been part of numerous group exhibitions but is best known for his influence on contemporary art in Indi. Mounted at part of Brussels Art Days at Daniel Templon gallery. his new series of hybrids, painted photographs, mixing oil painting and artists photographs. Gandhi’s figure is at the heart this exhibition; questing the notions of modernity and universalism. Dodiya confronts two simultaneous historic moments: the struggle for India’s independence – between 1910 and 1947 – and the foundations of modernity in the world of European art.
Here is an interview by Christie’s with the artist about his influence in the contemporary Indian Art:
As a part of Brussels Art Days – 11 to 13 September – Daniel Templon gallery will open its doors.