Contemporary Art on the Web
Project for Enhancement of Art Realization (SPEAR) at http://www.cyberadsstudio.com/SPEAR/
is being dexterously developed into a virtual art museum showcasing
some of the leading contemporary Indian Artists works thoughts and
life. "As SPEAR develops, it will act as
a catalyst in furthering India's art, culture and heritage to the world.
Its central focus being the encouragement of artistic talent at a single
point of reference," says Mr.
Dilip Kulkarni, Chairman, Skypak Service Specialists Ltd.
SPEAR has an Art Museum
and Art Gallery on the world wide web, which
showcase Indian Contemporary Art on the Web. Both these are non commercial
ventures developed in the interest of Indian Art.
Art Museum is an exhaustive reference point for students and art lovers
to view the evolution of an artists work.
Art Gallery showcases current works of artists every month.
the first time the SPEAR Art Gallery will showcase simultaneously the
latest works of Anjolie Ela Menon on the Internet while her exhibition
opens at the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai.
SPEAR Art Museum & Gallery, the brainchild
of Dilip Kulkarni, is aimed towards enhancement and promotion of Indian
contemporary art on the world wide web. Mr. Kulkarni who is committed
to further Indian art and culture through the world wide web say's "We
are excited about the opportunities the web presents in establishing
and projecting Indian contemporary art globally. It is an excellent
medium to promote and showcase Indian Heritage."
Currently on the display in the SPEAR
Art Museum are the works of several eminent personalities from the
world of Indian art such as M.F. Husain, Satish Gujral, Laxman Shreshtha,
Deepak Shinde, S.H. Raza, Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Prabhakar Barwe, N.S.
Bendre,and Anjolie Ela Menon.
At a recent press conference in Mumbai, Mr. Dilip
Kulkarni said, "Skypak's web site is not
the just another web site. The web site embodies the latest developments
in internet technology [ view a trailer ]
and is a showcase of Indian art. Over time information on various facets
of Indian art will also be available at this web site."
A patron of Indian contemporary art, Dilip Kulkarni's,
next phased program is to promote young and budding contemporary artists
by launching them on the Spear Art Museum.
was conceived as an opportunity of assisting the talent of the young
artists, by displaying their works and creations on the Web thus encouraging
and stimulating them.
According to Kulkarni, "SPEAR
will broaden and sharpen the insight into the trends in Indian art and
simultaneously provide stimulation for a more intensive and interactive
involvement with the cultures of other countries."
Mr. Dilip Kulkarni says, "
Spear is close to my heart, It is a medium through which I wish to fulfill
my desire to take the richness, diversity and multi discipline Indian
Art to the people of the world."
been taken onto the web by Mr.
Rohit Bafna, CEO, CyberAds
the interest and input a surfer could take the thumbnail tour or a full
screen tour of the site. Alternatively, surfers equipped with the Macromedia
Flash plug-in can also view the collection of each individual artist
in a slide show format. In depth reviews, articles and interviews by
the media piece together a wealth of knowledge, experiences and thoughts
of the creative minds of the top artists.