12 street artists transforming India’s cities
Street art is coming to India.
Already, street art festivals have taken place in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Pondicherry and other cities, and around the country, artists are transforming public spaces using stencils, spray cans and paint
From anonymous underground artists to community-based projects, these art initiatives are break new ground in India with their bold styles and ideas
Graphic designer and artist Ranjit Dahiya’s Bollywood Art Project pays tribute to Mumbai’s long association with Bollywood through murals of classic Hindi films. Their style is influenced by the dying tradition of hand-painted Hindi movie posters. Last year, Dahiya partnered with Delhi artist Yantr to paint India’s largest mural, depicting the father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke. Read more…