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FOUR An Exhibition Of Paintings And Sculptures By 4 Contemporary Artists In Nehru Centre Art Gallery...

From: 20th to 26th September 2022.

“FOUR”

An Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures by Contemporary artists –Asif Sharif Shaikh, Deepak Patil, Ram Kumbhar and Yogesh Lokhande

VENUE:

Nehru Centre Art Gallery

AC Gallery

Dr. Annie Besant Road,

Worli, Mumbai 400 018

Timing: 11am to 7pm

Contact: 99753 90465 / 98926 99037

FOUR – An Art Exhibition by 4 contemporary artists

A group art exhibition showcasing the works of 4 well known contemporary artists  Asif Sharif Shaikh, Deepak Patil, Ram Kumbhar and Yogesh Lokhande  are showing their recent work  at Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Dr. A.B. Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018 from 20th to 26th September, 2022 between 11 am. To 7 pm.

 Asif Sharief Shaikh – His work in acrylic colours on canvas elaborates various colours of life depicting the struggle, one’s patience and inborn ambition to achieve success in life, various realistic and impressionable occurrences and happenings in his life have left indelible impacts on his sensitive mind. These incidents along with varied past experiences in earlier life have been aptly illustrated by Asif Shaikh in his present series that is joyful and colourful as well as thematically relevant in apt perspectives.

Deepak Patil – His works reveal an artistic amalgamation of water colour, Oil colour and other transparent mediums. His transparent and fluid brush strokes create ethereal feelings in the paintings. He has depicted tonal harmony and colour balance in his work by infusing bright and muted colours and a striking play of light and shadow. Textures and other visual qualities are prominent in his work using mix medium. His works depict architecture, landscapes, women deep in thoughts or busy in daily chores, men & children in their traditional attires etc. His works share a dialogue with all due to their uniqueness and aesthetic quality in apt arenas. His works reveal an artistic amalgamation/fusion of reality & imagination.

 Ram Kumbhar – Intrinsic memories from his childhood in rural areas have motivated him to create artwork using those deep impacts on the sensitive mind. He has created artwork using fibre glass and chrome plating to artistically adorn the Balloons and other works with the desired visual effect. His works depict both positive and negative aspects of the iconic motifs to generate an optimistic visual effect. His works are colourful and thematic as well as artistic yet simple and unique in their own way which share a dialogue with the viewers.

Yogesh Lokhande – His sculptures in fibre glass depict Yugandhar the one who works relentlessly to protect and uphold the true nature of this Universe. His other works exemplify icons displaying the peculiarities of Satyayuga, Tretayuga, Dwaparyuga and Kaliyuga through eloquent and lucid works which definitely reveal the works based on 4 yugas and also the ultimate truth that the foundation and force behind force behind this astonishing creation is depicted through the beejfala of genesis held steadily in the hands of Yugandhara. He reveals different forms of one icon to show the real light to the ones blinded by the glitter of the World. The works are very artistic and expressive as well as thematically relevant.

FOUR  An Exhibition Of Paintings And Sculptures By 4 Contemporary Artists In Nehru Centre Art Gallery

REALMS OF LIFE Paintings – Sculptures & Graphics Exhibition by 5 contemporary artists in Jehangir...

From: 13th to 19th September 2022

An Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures & Graphics by

Tanmay Banerjee, Kabari Banerjee Mukherjee,

Arup Kumar Das, P. Partha and Pradip Ghosh. 

VENUE:

Jehangir Art Gallery

161-B, M.G. Road, Kala Ghoda,

Mumbai 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm.

Contact: 89108 96794

REALMS OF LIFE

A group art exhibition showcasing the paintings, sculptures and graphics of 5 contemporary artists from W. Bengal have been displayed at Jehangir art Gallery, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai from 13th to 19th September, 2022 between 11 am to 7 pm. It will reveal their unique artwork in various styles, mediums and techniques to illustrate the vivid realms of life.

The participating artists in this group art exhibition are:

Tanmay Banerjee, Kabari Banerjee Mukherjee, Arup Kumar Das, P. Partha and Pradip Ghosh.

Tanmay Banerjee: His sculptures in Bronze illustrate animals and other subjects which are inspired by rural life of Bengal and culture in that region. These are out of our daily life observations. He has tried to put forward their forms and emotions through his sculptures of Bull or Nandi – an animal which is considered as a symbol of strength, power and the carrier of Lord Shiva etc. His works are creative and appeal to all due to their aesthetic standards and visual perspectives.

Kabari Banerjee Mukherjee: She has made paintings using tempera on canvas. Her theme denotes old people spending their leisure time to fulfil their hobbies and doing the things they love. Her paintings try to put forward the emotional aspects of such characters in a simple and lucid style of expression.

Arup Kumar Das: His works reveals the vignettes of the vivid realms of village and urban life in Bengal and nuances of their emotional aspects on a rational plane. His style and techniques are very much appealing to all due to their uniqueness and simplicity as well as aesthetic quality.

Partha:His sculptures illustrate the combination of Beauty and Mysticism to comprehend the alluring forms of work such as “Ganesha” “Cactus” etc. He has developed his own style and techniques of creating of sculptures. His works reveal the artistic amalgamation of form and the untold stories of daily life in the relevant perspectives of art.

Pradip Ghosh: A self-taught artist from Kolkata, he has been trained in water colours and other mediums by stalwarts from Govt. Collage of Art & Craft. He has shown his work showing the landscapes and realms of village life and their different facets in this show. Earlier, he had showcased his work in leading art galleries at Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc. Presently working as a painter in Telecommunication Dept. of Indian Railways, his works share a dialogue with viewers due their simplicity and aesthetic standards as well as visual perspectives.

REALMS OF LIFE Paintings – Sculptures & Graphics Exhibition by 5 contemporary artists in Jehangir

 

LIFE WITTHIN Artworks by Renowned artist Sangeeta Kumar Murthy in Jehangir Art Gallery...

From: 16th to 22nd August 2022

“Life Witthin” Artworks by Renowned artist Sangeeta Kumar Murthy

VENUE:

Jehangir Art Gallery

161 – B, M.G. Road,

Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm

Contact: 98990 42116

Email : sangeeta.murthy@gmail.com

Insta : sangeetakumarmurthy_

FB : sangeeta.murthy, sangeetakumarmurthy16 

‘Life Witthin’ – Sangeeta Kumar Murthy

For Sangeeta Kumar Murthy, excellence is a continuous endeavour. She is not one to rest on her laurels, she continues to explore new frontiers and experiment with advanced concepts. Sangeeta says “The Pandemic has changed the way I look at my art, I have taken a fresh approach to my subjects, treatment and medium”. While the forms and expression may be different, what remains constant through her work is clarity and a meticulous eye for detail.

In Sangeeta’s latest series, ‘Life Witthin’, she has chosen the medium of pen and ink on paper and vibrant acrylic hues on canvas to create a visually appealing series of artworks. A noteworthy element of the series ‘Life Witthin’ is the beautiful depiction of fabrics. One can almost feel the texture and flow.Each of her works in the series retains a cohesive link to the central theme which is fluid curves and fine lines that balance each other. The artist’s paintings demonstrate her mastery over this genre which is a new addition to her already extensive portfolio.

The ‘Life Witthin’ series has multiple branches – Soul, Germination, Samanvay and Efflorescence. The ‘Soul’ series looks within, to find depth and the meaning of existence. ‘Germination’ demonstrates the evolution of thoughts, ideas and concepts, slowly awakening to the world around. ‘Samanvay’, progresses from exploring growth and life to seeking the equilibrium that creates harmony in the entire universe, be it between the masculine and feminine, yin & yang or between man and his maker. ‘Efflorescence’ pays tribute to the incredible spirit of mankind and its ability to emerge stronger while adapting to the ‘new normal’.

Another key element in this series, along with ‘environment’ is ‘women’ and they can be seen in various avatars. Interestingly, Sangeeta has painted women that don sinuous kimonos, flowery gowns and sharp jackets, in modern cosmopolitan forms, a reflection of the women of today, each balancing different roles in our society. The artist depicts the importance of manifesting hope and optimism in myriad forms and expressions while retaining a strong social context. The eye-catching spiritual undertones in these works highlight the regeneration of new thoughts and ideas in different elements of our interlinked world. Thus, we can see that the series portrays a wide range of elements and features, all nourished by the internal energy that is indeed the life-giving force.

The detailing of motifs and patterns compels attention. In several paintings, one can see the artist’s newly introduced colour palette consisting of grey and gentle tints of sepia, adding greater depth and nuances to her signature fine detailing. Almost print-like strokes and the purity of lines and forms that are a distinctive hallmark of Sangeeta Kumar Murthy’s paintings can also be observed.

LIFE WITTHIN Artworks by Renowned artist Sangeeta Kumar Murthy in Jehangir Art Gallery

Solo Exhibition of Drawings & Paintings By Veteran artist Late D.V. Halbhavi in Jehangir Art Gallery...

From: 9th to 15th August 2022

Solo Exhibition of Drawings & Paintings

By Veteran artist Late D.V. Halbhavi

VENUE:

Jehangir Art Gallery

161-B, M.G. Road.

Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm

Contact: 99016 45744

The work of a veteran artist of the past era from Dharwad, Karnataka, Late D.V. Halbhavi has been showcased in a solo art exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001 from 9th to 15th August 2022 between 11 am to 7pm.

This show has been organized by his son Suresh Halbhavi.

This work mostly in oil on canvas, water colours on paper, stumping powder on paper and pen & Ink on paper will exemplify subtle nuances of the varieties of artwork made by him during his art journey.

This show was inaugurated at Jehangir Art Gallery, on 9th August 2022 by Chief Guest – Prof. Vishwanath Sable,   Director (I/C) Directorate of Art, Mumbai in the Presence of Honorable Guests Shri. Suhas Bahulkar – Eminent Artist and Writer, Shri.Chandrakant G. Bellad – Chitrakala Shilpi Shri D.V. Halbhavi Rashtriya Smaraka Trust, Dharwad and Shri Suresh D. Halbhavi – Eminent Artist.

D.V. Halbhavi hailed from Dharwad, Karnataka. He had a strong desire to study and propagate visual fine arts and drawings in future from his young age. Coming from a well-known family of Dharwad, he had his art education at sir J.J. School of Arts Mumbai. Then he participated in many professional activities related to arts in contemporary field and displayed his art works in solo art exhibitions at Hubli, Dharwad, Honawar, Bijapur, Karwar, Dandeli etc. He worked as Judge for many drawing grade examinations and art exhibitions at State and National Levels. He wrote 2 books on arts and was a proud recipient of several awards and appreciation from the recognized institutions of good reputation. A proud recipient of honours from Rashtrapati Bhavan for his work on dome there, he was a judge for several exhibitions of State level and Lalit Kala Akademi. Shri D.V. Halbhavi started an Art school in Dharwad in 1935, which was the first Art school in Karnataka, which was considered to be a model for other Art schools started in other places much later. He established School of Art in 1935 and impacted training and art education to several aspirants till this day. He has worked on the advisory board of Federation of Art Institutions Mumbai, Davangere School of Arts & Crafts and many more. His works are in proud collection of many art collectors of national and international reputation all of globe.

The present exhibition has displayed several works made by him in his art career. The most significant amongst his presentations in this show include landscapes, portraits, life studies in realistic style, Antique studies, religious works etc. The portraits are noteworthy for their anatomical studies and textural finesses and relevant details. Other works like landscapes and life studies showcase the relevant details and seasonal particulars. Antique studies and religious works illustrate the historical and spiritual fervours and nuances of the traditional heritage and other details. One can clearly notice the command of the artist over the medium and techniques used for the aesthetic and artistic adornment of the work with the apt hues in the relevant perspectives of visual arts.

Solo Exhibition of Drawings & Paintings By Veteran artist Late D.V. Halbhavi in Jehangir Art Gallery

The Exhibition of Famous Painter Sarika Banka’s paintings SATV Inaugurated at Nehru Center Mumbai...

Chief Guest, Dr. Suvi Manish Swamy, Actress Ashi Gaur, Singer Pranav Vats and Shonali Mishra honoured their presence as Guest of Honour.

The exhibition “Satv” of famous painter Sarika Banka’s paintings was inaugurated on 9th August at Nehru Center Worli Mumbai where many celebrity guests were also present. The exhibition of this painting came to full swing and started by lighting the lamp.

The chief guests of the exhibition were Dr. Suvi Manish Swamy (Cancer Therapist, Director, Ishwara Life Sciences) and Mr. Jayesh Khade (Social Entrepreneur). Whereas TV Actress Ashi Gaur, Singer Pranav Vats, Singer Shonali Mishra, Sushant Singh (Music Professor) were present here as guest of honor. This exhibition will run from 9 August 2022 to 15 August 2022. In the inauguration ceremony, painter Sarika Banka welcomed all the guests and honoured them with a bouquet of flowers.

Let us bring light to the fact that Sarika Banka has been practising drawing and painting for more than 21 years. With an award from the President of India, Sarika Banka has brushed down and presented variety of expressions and emotions on canvas. She is inspired by various forms of art, including sculptures in old monuments, temples and palaces in India and abroad. With skillful use of colors and brushes she has beautifully picturised the depiction of love, peace, harmony and unity in the world

Adding more regards to this painting exhibition, Sarika added, “Satv is a combination of two words, Satya and Tatva. I feel that the purpose of my life is to discover my truth, and the most essential parts that help me on this journey are my eternal, inner and outer five elements. You can see the essence of the Satv elaborated in my paintings.”

Chief Guest Dr Suvi Manish Swamy stated that Sarika is associated with spirituality and this spirituality has inspired her to make such paintings.

Sarika thanked the Chief Guest Dr Suvi Manish Swamy. Sarika’s family were also present on this occasion. Her mother said that Sarika was very fond of painting since childhood and today her achievement is worth watching. At the same time, her mother-in-law said that Sarika is my daughter-in-law but I consider her like a daughter, we both live like mother and daughter.

Actress Ashi Gaur of Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain fame says that Sarika’s painting shows great calmness and positivity. Behind every painting there is a story attached with different emotions.

Singer Pranav Vats also liked Sarika’s painting and added that I paint a life with a pen and she is adding color to life with a brush.

The Exhibition of Famous Painter Sarika Banka’s paintings SATV Inaugurated at Nehru Center Mumbai

Shades of Passion An Art Exhibition By 28 Contemporary Artists in Jehangir Art Gallery...

From: 9th to 15th August 2022

ROMARTIKA Art Decoded Presents

“Shades of Passion” An Art Exhibition

By 28 Contemporary Artists.

 

VENUE:

Jehangir Art Gallery

Auditorium Hall

161-B, M.G. Road

Kala Ghoda, Mumbai – 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm.

Contact: 96079 77850

 

Shades of passion – a Romartika group show by 28 emerging artists in Jehangir Art Gallery

Group show of twenty-eight emerging artists have been displayed in  Jehangir Art Gallery, Auditorium Hall,  Mumbai during 9th August ’22 to 15th August ’22.

The show was inaugurated on 9th August 2022 in Jehangir Art Gallery by Founder of Leadstart Publishing – Mr. Swarup Nanda,  Art Collector & Art Consultant  Nitin M Jadia, Senior Director Crisil Ratings – Mr. Krishnan Sitaram in the presence of art many artists, art lovers and art connoisseurs etc.

Romartika Art Decoded is an initiative launched by Saikat Baksi, an author of English Fiction, and two art lovers, Partha Hor and Sumedha Baksi. The mission was to untangle art from the snare of fiefdoms of tradition and protocols. Romartika reconned that the game changers in the history of art always created something outrageous and shook the pillars of the convention. But their journey had rarely been favourable. They had to fight tooth and nail for recognition because the existing practice and style always tried to throttle them. That is why, Romartika, since its inception, focused on fearless artistic talents who held the spark of potential to break open a new frontier.

This group show too, is an exposition of artworks created by artists who are not driven by the pseudo force of money and fame but raw raving passion. The art lovers will be in for a surprising visual treat that will tickle their intellect and senses.

The participating artists are: Vaijayanthi B Desai, Vivek Jivani, Vaishali Rajput, Tamal Das, Sulochana Gawde, Sudipta Sett, Sudipta Adhikari, Sonal Mantri, Shubhankar Singha, Shruti Goenka, Shoma Bhowmick, Shaikh Ahsan, Sayed Juber, Saranya Ganguly, Rimzim Sinha Dasgupta, Nilanjana Roy, Neetesh Misra, Nandita Desai, Nabin Das, Maitrry P Shah, Kattakuri Ravi, Jagruti Rakesh Katariya, Gauri Gulati, Devayani Thakre, Bharati Shah, Anuradha Bhattacharya, Anup Mitra and Saikat Baksi.

 

Shades of Passion An Art Exhibition By 28 Contemporary Artists in Jehangir Art Gallery