This Birthday, Amitabh Bachchan Celebrates with 70 Pieces of Art

Ranjit Rodricks , 10 Oct 2012
Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

B Seventy, a unique art show which pays tribute to Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, on his 70th birthday, will open at the Hall of Vision, Nehru Centre, Mumbai on 12th and 13th October 2012. The show has been jointly conceptualized by Jaya Bachchan and ad guru Piyush Pande and has been curated by Sapna Kar.

Sculpture by Arzan Khambatta, The Throne
Sculpture by Arzan Khambatta, The Throne

B Seventy will showcase the artworks of seventy of India’s leading artists who include Akbar Padamsee, Anjolie Ela Menon, Satish Gujral, Badri Narayan, Gieve Patel, Manu Parekh, Paresh Maity, Jayasri Burman, Arzan Khambatta, Farhad Hussain, Satish Gupta, Sujata Bajaj and Praneet Soi.  

Painting by Satish Gupta, Amitabha - Buddha Of Infinite Light
Painting by Satish Gupta, Amitabha – Buddha Of Infinite Light

The works will also be documented in an elegant coffee table book, which has been produced for the occasion. Alongside the artist’s work, the artist’s thoughts behind the artwork have also been captured in this book. It promises to be a collector’s delight and will be available in book stores across the country.

Part proceeds from the sale of these artworks will be donated to Plan India for the cause of quality education for the girl child.

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