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Cholamandal Artist Village

Cholamandal Artist Village
Cholamandal Artists' Village, established in 1966, is the largest artists' commune in India. Its artists are credited for the Madras Movement of Art (1950s–1980s), which brought modernism to art in South India. Their work is widely recognized as some of the best art produced in postwar India and is shown regularly in galleries across the country. Several Cholamandal artists have also shown in Europe, the United States and South America.
In the village Injambakkam, 9 km from Chennai, India, it has over 20 resident painters and sculptors, who live as a community and pool their skills. They run the Artists Handicrafts Association, a cooperative which manages the village and sale of works through the permanent exhibition at the complex, which includes paintings, sketches, terra-cotta/stone/metal sculptures, batiks and handicrafts etc., making the village a self-supporting entity.

Map:

I reached here by walking 15.2 KM in 165 minutes.


Travelogue:

Road side Courtesy:



Rock (Granite) Sculptures:

Dreams of Black Sun:



Other Wonderful sculptures:

HEAD by NIALL WALSH

OWL by VIJAYAVELU

LORD MURUGA by KANNIYAPPAN

VIEW by AJIT CHAKRAVATI

ART PAINTINGS:


Even though Photo shoot are strictly not allowed, some of painting took from my spy cam.



An eye catching house at Village:


Travel Gallarey:



VGP Mania


))))))------ALL THE BEST FOR ARTFUL EXPERIENCE---------->

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