Volume 1 The inaugural issue of the journal ‘Aroop’ was launched by S H Raza, Krishen Khanna and Arpita Singh on 9 December 2013; it’s published by Raza Foundation. This Journal is dedicated to poetry, visual arts, music, dance, photography, cinema, ideas and discussions about Indian aesthetics. The journal is edited by Mr. Ashok Vajpeyi. This journal devoted to abstraction. This issue has also long conversation about “About and Away from Abstraction” between Krishen Khanna with Ina Puri.
There is also an article “Past, Present and future”, Anish Kapoor in conversation with Nicholas Baume. The contributions of this issue are Ashok Vajpeyi, Roobina Karode, Akhilesh, Manish Pushkale, Mukund Lath, Wagish Shukla, Suresh Sharma, Charles Correa, Kumar Shahani, Rahaab Allana, Prerana Shrimali, Gautam Chatterji, Udayan Vajpeyi, Bhavna Kakar, Ranjit Hoskote, Peter Halley, Sven Lutticken.