The Sculpture Park at Bikaner House in New Delhi was inaugurated on February 5, 2023 by Rajasthan Chief Secretary Usha Sharma. This park showcases a fusion of modern and contemporary art and culture in the traditional setting of Bikaner House.
This Sculpture Park is a trailblazer in the national capital and offers a premier platform for emerging artists to showcase their work with ease.
This Sculpture Park at Bikaner House is the first of its kind in the capital and will serve as a milestone in promoting modern and contemporary art. It showcases works from renowned and emerging artists from India and the world, connecting Rajasthani art, culture, and heritage with national and international recognition.
The first open-air exhibition at Bikaner House features works by Akhil Chandra Das (Monk), Tapas Biswas (Benares Ghats, Three Girls), Satish Gupta (Garuda and Zen Forest), Satish Gujaral (The Trinity), KS Radhakrishnan (Airbond Maya On The Move), Tutu Patnaik (Tree), Dhananjay Singh (Faces 2), Neeraj Gupta (Between Heaven and Earth), Elanchezhiyan Pichaikannu (Krishna and Bull), G Reghu (Two Untitled Heads), Subodh Kerkar (Cowrie Disk), Seema Kohli (Saraswati), Sudip Roy (12:40 pm K R Nariman Windswept), and Paresh Maity (The Pair).
Bikaner House’s Sculpture Park at CCA Lawns is open from 11AM to 9PM.
In his address, Chief Secretary Sharma highlighted that the launch of the sculpture park and the “Bikaner House Dialogues on Art, Literature, and Culture” is a unique initiative that provides a platform for young artists to showcase their contemporary works, while also giving senior artists the opportunity to connect with their roots through the recognition of architecture in sculpture parks.
Additionally, State Additional chief secretary cum chief resident Commissioner Shubhra Singh mentioned that the sculpture park has been successful due to the participation of renowned and internationally acclaimed sculptors. Resident Commissioner, Dheeraj Srivastava added that the park is actively engaging the younger generation through the India Art Fair and Bikaner House, shaping the future of art literature.