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French First Lady visits Lodhi Art District in Capital

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Colony area of 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 on Monday.

St+art Pierre Guyot, who conducted the special tour for walked with her for an hour and a half across the Art District. was very impressed by the diversity of techniques used by artists, St+art 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 of at the Art District for a special curated tour. Mrs Macron's momentous visit reaffirms St+art's strong partnership with the French Government in and we hope to continue this partnership for many years to come," said Arjun Bahl, co-founder and director St+art Foundation.

The visit also highlights the collaboration between St+art and the French institutions in India (Embassy of France, Institute Francaise, Alliance Francaise), which recently culminated in 4 projects across Mumbai, Hyderabad, and as part of the Bonjour India project.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 18:10 IST