In Conversation with Contemporary Artist Sanjay Patel

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SACHI, Society for Art and Cultural Heritage of India, invites Members and Friends to join an unforgettable afternoon at the Asian Art Museum with creative artist Sanjay Patel. His imagery, inspired by Maharaja: The Splendor of India’s Royal Courts, enlivens the exhibition on view at the Asian Art Museum. Patel will also unveil a magical kingdom of mythic Indian characters in a show called Deities, Demons, and Dudes With ‘Staches, opening Nov. 11, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Asian Art Museum, Samsung Hall, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
FREE with museum admission and open to the public

Join Pixar animator and storyboard artist Sanjay Patel and Qamar Adamjee, the Asian Art Museum’s Associate Curator of South Asian art, for a discussion on Sanjay’s artistic process and a dialogue on Indian art and culture.

You are invited to a book signing and reception with the Artist following the conversation event.
SACHI Reception, Peterson Lounge: RSVP info@sachi.org; tel. 650.918.6335.

Sanjay Patel is an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios. He is the author and illustrator of The Little Book of Hindu Deities and Ramayana: Divine Loophole. The latter presents a contemporary vision of the epic story, Ramayana, like no other, with more than 100 vibrant illustrations, sketches of work in progress, maps, and cast of characters–demons, gods, animals, and humans. He lives in Oakland, Ca.

Progam sponsored by the Asian Art Museum with a SACHI hosted reception.
Reception hosts Manish Kothari & Carmen Saura, and Meena Vashee.

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