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Digital Art Sensation reaches Delhi

Celebrated works of 11 masters of the 19th and the 20th century, including Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin and Henri Rousseau, splashed across larger than life HD screens, came alive at a first of its kind multimedia art exposition in the Capital with a promise to transport viewers into a whirlpool of colour, sound and emotions.

The grand spectacle, titled 'The Drifting Canvas', was thrown open to art connoisseurs, enthusiasts and mainstream audiences by Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma, who inaugurated the exposition at Delhi's Select Citywalk Mall recently.

Beginning with the anteroom, the exposition provides an electrifying and immersive experience to visitors keen on knowing the life stories of the artists featured in the exhibition and historical context of 'The Drifting Canvas', a joint initiative of Bengaluru-based art platform Esperienza and Russian art cluster Art Play. "The world's best art has been presented through multimedia at a highly-recognised venue and nearly 40,000 people are expected to visit it," Mahesh Sharma said.

The exposition has come to Delhi after travelling to more than 12 countries. In addition, the exhibition, which continues till June 15, allows audiences to experience 3D art wearing special glasses.
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