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Art Shows Pick Pace

A Draft Goa Correspondent

In Goa, art connoisseurs were in for a treat when Carpe Diem Art Gallery in Majorda began the Art Investments Goa: 2020 show highlighting the work of Goan artists Sonia Sabharwal Rodrigues, Vitesh Naik and Rajesh Chodankar.

Artwork by Vitesh Naik

The exhibition that started on 1 July 2020 and concluded on 30 September 2020 as part of a series of shows "highlights successful as well as potentially successful artists whose works already hold or stand to hold a good chance of becoming collector’s pieces," offered Daegal Godinho of Carpe Diem Art Gallery.

A glimpse of the exhibition held at Carpe Diem Art Gallery

The recent lockdown has pushed human creativity to new limits. Most artists and performers found innovative ways to continue their work and engage with audiences. Artists and art galleries too evolved and adapted to the ‘new normal’. 

Art by Sonia Sabharwal Rodrigues

Most of them, like Carpe Diem Art Gallery, even turned to digital medium to display art and continue to devise and implement new strategies to interact with patrons and art connoisseurs.