Twenty-nine works of art by 14 of the most famous Indian artists are on display at the Ho Chi Minh City Art Museum.

The exhibition "Kalpana - The Indian contemporary plastic works”, opened on June 29. The event, co-organised by the Indian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Ho Chi Minh City Art Museum , is among the activities marking 40 years of Vietnam-India diplomatic relations.

All works shown in the exhibition are copy paintings, drawing on the fabric material selected by reputable Indian artist, Anjolie Ela Menon. They reflect Indian art’s break away from the colonialist embrace to enter a new era of artistic expression, recognised and applauded worldwide.

The exhibition introduces visitors to the interference between classic and modern view of Indian artists between the ages of 25 and 58.
Through colours, Indian artists also take visitors to the world of Indian street art, traditional toys, Hindu epics, Islamic decorations and people’s daily activities in small towns of India .

The exhibition will run until July 6.-VNA