Who are these artistes?

This is photograph is of a young Ravi Shankar with Swiss artist Alice Boner (1889-1981).

Zohra Sehgal
A signed portrait of Zohra Sehgal who was a part of dancer Uday Shankar’s troupe gifted to Boner by the actress

A Padma Bhushan awardee, Boner travelled extensively with the musician’s elder brother, dancer Uday Shankar’s troupe and promoted them internationally and in India.

 Ravi Shankar

In collaboration with Rietberg Museum, Zürich, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is presenting Alice from Switzerland: A visionary artist and scholar between two continents.

This exhibition aims to give viewers a view of Boner’s works as well as her life through photographs and personal documents and her efforts to promote cultural understanding between East and West.

Pics courtesy/Museum Rietberg, Zurich

From: November 28 to January 31, 2015
At: CSMVS, Fort.

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