Events : History

Talk on "Illustrated Bird" by Mr. Bikram Grewal

Held on Thursday, 26th March, 2015 at 6.30 PM

Bangalore International Centre had arranged an illustrated talk on “Illustrated Bird” by Mr. Bikram Grewal, Well-known Ornithologist and Author on Thursday, 26th March, 2015 at 6.30 PM.
The Talk “Illustrated Bird" traced the history of how birds have manifested themselves in Indian art. Starting with pre-history, this tale took the audience through Vedic times and medieval times. It also traced the magnificent work done under the Mughal rulers especially Emperor Jahangir. The British period and the "Company School" of art is dealt with thoroughly and it ended with contemporary times. The talk by Mr. Grewal was illustrated with over 600 illustrations, many of which were shown for the first time. His engaging conversational style and his witty narration was much appreciated by a large number of bird-lovers who had come to hear him.