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Get your art fix online with MAP

The Museum of Art & Photography, scheduled to launch in Bengaluru in 2021, is opening its doors digitally

A folio from ‘Bhagavata Purana: The Gopis Search For Krishna’, circa 1840-1860, opaque watercolour on paper. courtesy the museum of art & photography
A folio from ‘Bhagavata Purana: The Gopis Search For Krishna’, circa 1840-1860, opaque watercolour on paper. courtesy the museum of art & photography

Ironic as it may sound, the covid-19 pandemic has ensured you can savour priceless art on the intimate frames of your electronic devices as institutions around the world take their collections online. The Museum of Art & Photography (MAP), scheduled to launch in Bengaluru in 2021, is opening its doors too, albeit digitally. A week-long programme (5-11 December), Art (Is) Life, organised by MAP, will feature experts from diverse fields introducing some of the pieces from its growing collection of 18,000-odd artworks. Featuring B.N. Goswamy, William Dalrymple, Devdutt Pattanaik and Raghu Rai, among other luminaries, the programme will also see dancers, singers, musicians and poets from across India taking part.

For details, visit www.artislife.events

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