Print Biennale India 2018 -the First International Exhibition of Graphic Prints & Lithography (Download PDF)

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1st ever Print Biennale India 2018, International Exhibition of Graphic Print was held in New Delhi. Exhibition was organized by Lalit Kala Akademi. People were introduced with lithography medium of printmaking.

Image of Lalit Kala Akademi

Image of Lalit Kala Akademi

Image of Lalit Kala Akademi

  • Exhibition was held with aim to endeavor quest for discovering new artistic trends in printmaking nationally & globally & to explore ideas in field.

  • Event comprised displaying of total 200 original prints are created bt indian & international artists of impeccable competence.

  • Exhibition Eminent Printmakers of India displaying master Indian printmakers was held on 26th March.

  • International participants from USA, UK, Sri Lanka, Italy, Mexico, China, Israel, Sweden, Lithuania, Poland, Argentina, Greece, Nepal, Bangladesh, & Mauritius had participated in event.

  • Total 988 entries at national level were received of which 127 were chosen for display.

  • Total 73 artworks of international artists are on display.

Image of 1<sup>st</sup> Print Biennale India 2018

Image of 1st Print Biennale India 2018

Image of 1st Print Biennale India 2018

Lalit Kala Akademi

  • Akademi is also called as National Academy of Art.

  • It is India’s national academy of fine arts.

  • Academy was established in 1954 to promote & propagate understanding of Indian art.

  • Headquarters of Akademi are at New Delhi

  • It provides scholarships & fellow program & sponsors & organizes exhibitions in India & overseas.

What is Lithography Printing?

  • Lithography printing process means printing from stone or metal plate with smooth surface.

  • Lithography printing process makes use of immiscibility of grease & water.

  • This printing process was discovered in 1798.

Image of Famous Lithography Artists

Image of Famous Lithography Artists

Image of Famous Lithography Artists

  • Lithography comes from Greek, means ‘writing on stone’

  • In this process, ink is applied to grease-treated image on flat printing surface; blank areas, which hold moisture, repel lithographic ink. Then Inked surface is printed directly on paper or on onto rubber cylinder.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 5, 2018

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