Delhi's central park to break world record in long live painting
On December 11, at precisely 1:30 pm, Central Park, Connaught Place will transform into colourful scenery as International Watercolor Society is attempting to make a world record of a 75 metre long live painting.
The World Record Long Live Painting is a part of the second International Watercolor Society India Biennale 2017 being held in New Delhi by International Watercolor Society of India. Face International Book of Records is witnessing and certifying as a World Record Feat.
Apart from this one day attempt at the Central Park, the biennale is being organized at All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society from December 9 to 14. Paintings of 450 watercolour artists from 50 different countries including national and international masters will be exhibited during this six day art extravaganza.
Under the larger thought of Harmony through Watercolour, the theme for the Live Painting where over 75 watercolour painters including national and international masters are participating is "Smart City Delhi" and "Clean Delhi, Green Delhi".
Amit Kapoor, Vice President, International Watercolor Society and Country Head, said on the occasion, "We regularly travel across various countries and we see long paintings are much in vogue. Most probably the last record for world's longest painting was in Indonesia of 40 or 45 meters. But as far we know it was not in watercolour. This inspired us to take up painting the world's longest watercolour painting. 75 big watercolour painters like Atanur Dogan (Turkey), La Fe (Thailand), Agus Budiyanto (Indonesia), Helidon Doni Haliti (Albania), as well as artists from China, Iraq, Yemen, England, Spain, Brazil, Russia, Italy, and Portugal will be present to paint one meter each. We are assuming it will take around two and half hours to paint this."
Exhibitions, discussions, seminars, demonstrations by world master artists are the highlights of the six-day International Watercolor Society India Biennale to share and get enriched in the process of watercolour paintings and techniques.