New Delhi, 21st October 2023:-The renowned artist and author Anurag Anand successfully transported art enthusiasts on a mesmerizing journey through the heart and mind with his recent art exhibition, “Soulful Sojourn.” This engaging exhibition featured three distinct series: “Building Blocks,” “Code Un-code,” and “Nature Milange,” each offering a unique perspective and a vivid exploration of the human experience through art.
The “Soulful Sojourn” art exhibition opened its doors to the public till October 19, 2023, at Gallery-A, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), located at Rafi Marg, New Delhi. The grand inauguration took place with the Ambassador (Dr.) Amarendra Khatua, Former Secretary, the Ministry of External Affairs, and Ms. Rachna Agarwal, Principal Architect and Co-Founder at Studio IAAD & Co-Founder at ZOERA, gracing the occasion as the distinguished Chief Guests and Guest of Honor, respectively.
Padma Shri sculptor, Biman Das, who lit the ceremonial lamp at the inauguration, praised Anurag Anand’s palette and the use of mature colors and strokes in his works. He also shared anecdotes from his own life that had inspired him in his journey as an artist.
Ms. Rachna Agarwal commended Anurag Anand on his remarkable ability to balance his art and writing, acknowledging the unique blend of storytelling through words and images that he brings to his creations.
Ambassador Khatua expressed his profound appreciation for Anurag’s set of nine artworks titled “The ‘H’ of Habitation,” remarking, “It is amazing how Anurag has used man-made structures to create human forms. These works are not only eye-catching but also hold a much deeper meaning. One can continue to look at them for hours.”
The event saw the presence of several gallerists, including Ms. Ruki Chatterjee of Gallerie Ruki, Ms. Meena Singh of Gallery Blue Dot, Ms. Vibha Singh of Vibha Creations, and Ms. Jyoti Kalra of Uchaan Arts, who added to the vibrant atmosphere with their appreciation for Anurag’s artistic creations.
Numerous artists and art enthusiasts were also in attendance, engaging in the rich tapestry of emotions and thought-provoking artwork on display, which left a lasting impact and deepened their understanding of life’s complexity and simplicity through Anurag Anand’s artistic expressions.