French First Lady visits Lodhi Art District in Capita
New Delhi, March 13, The Lodhi Colony area of Delhi which was transformed into Indias very first open public art district as part of the St+art Festival in 2015 was graced by the French First Lady Brigitte Macron on Monday.
St+art senior architect Pierre Guyot, who conducted the special tour for Macron walked with her for an hour and a half across the Art District. Macron was very impressed by the diversity of techniques used by artists, St+art India Foundation said in a statement.
She was particularly impressed by the creation of an open air art museum that offers art to all in the most relatable and engaging manner.
“It was a great honour for the organisation to receive the first lady of France at the Lodhi Art District for a special curated tour. Mrs Macron’s momentous visit reaffirms St+art’s strong partnership with the French Government in India and we hope to continue this partnership for many years to come,” said Arjun Bahl, co-founder and director St+art India Foundation.
The visit also highlights the collaboration between St+art India Foundation and the French institutions in India (Embassy of France, Institute Francaise, Alliance Francaise), which recently culminated in 4 projects across Mumbai, Hyderabad, Calcutta and Chandigarh as part of the Bonjour India project.