Abhishek Singh in Conversation with Julie Romain
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Contemporary artist Abhishek Singh, in conversation with Los Angeles County Museum of Art Assistant Curator for South and Southeast Asian Art Julie Romain, will discuss his work on view as part of the Texas Center’s current exhibition, Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine. The discussion will explore Singh’s art, his process, and his interests, in the larger continuum of contemporary South Asian art.
Members enjoy free admission to the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery, now showing Transcendent Deities of India, during regular gallery hours: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.
About Abhishek Singh
Born in Gwalior, India in 1982, Singh is a fine artist and graphic novelist. He is the author and artist for the acclaimed KRISHNA - A Journey Within, a 300-page omnibus, published by Image Comics, and an artist for Kali and Shiva for the India Authentic series for Virgin Comics which were collaborations with Deepak Chopra and Shekhar Kapoor, as well as Ramayana 3392 AD. Singh’s work has been exhibited at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Burning Man 2013, and he has presented two of his most notable shows with the Nirula Family Art Trust, New Delhi.
About Julie Romain
Julie Romain is Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2010 she organized Heroes and Villains: The Battle for Good in India's Comics, the first major exhibition to explore the role of traditional painting and divine mythology in the development of popular Indian comic books.
Lead exhibition support is provided by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, Nancy C. Allen, The Clayton Fund, Anne and Albert Chao, Dorothy Carsey Sumner, Eagle Global Advisors, and the Vivian L. Smith Foundation; additional funding from Jereann Chaney, Y. Vani Rao and Thulasidass Kalidas, India House Houston, and Marilyn Oshman.