Around the World in 7 Days
Great Banyan Art presents an eclectic collection of compelling contemporary artworks from across the globe at ‘Around the World in 7 Days’. The show exhibits avant-garde works by artists from 19 diverse countries.
The artworks curated for ‘Around the World in 7 Days’ reflect and respond to today’s highly digitised world, where we are constantly influenced and shaped by pop culture movements such as consumerism, relationships, materialism, cult-movies, comics, infatuation with sports and prominent world personalities. For the Millenials travel has become easy and accessible today. We can virtually traverse great distances across the world in a matter of seconds. Technology has made it easier to experience diversity of culture, international sensibility and aesthetic sense.
To highlight the cosmopolitan nature of the world we live in, ‘Around the World in 7 Days’ seeks to open a window between International art and Indian collectors. Many of the artworks curated for this show belong to the genre of pop art. Some works are satirical and a comment on how urban life pressures are shaping our society. The show hopes its viewers engage, appreciate and respond to the whimsical, at times intriguing and yet relatable artworks, influenced by popular-culture.