Beach Road will host an art bazaar on Sunday | Visakhapatnam News

Visakhapatnam: For the first time in the port city, an art bazaar or a unique street exhibition of paintings, sculptures and other works of art will be held on Beach Road on Sunday. Professors and students of the Fine Arts Department of Andhra University will present their works to the public along Beach Road.
The free one-day street exhibition is also open to the participation of any student or anyone interested in art or making it a hobby.
Speaking to TOI, Kattakuri Ravi, artist and assistant professor (visiting faculty) at the AU Department of Fine Arts, who is organizing the exhibition, said, “For so long we have been holding exhibitions in areas closed like art school, hotel lobbies, oblivious to. We wanted to drive it in open ground or in a popular space this time. We decided to run the exhibit along the Beach Road Causeway Platform between RK Beach and Viswapriya Function Hall between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm on Sunday.
Although new to Vizag, the concept of an art bazaar or street exhibition exists in many countries around the world and in some cities in India.
“For now, we are expecting the participation of 100 artists, including students and independent artists,” added the assistant professor.
Anyone interested in art, whether students or amateur artists, can present their paintings, sculptures, drawings, sketches, prints, photographs at the designated location, the organizer said.


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