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Artwork within the time of lockdown: Exhibition options 13 new work by A Ramachandran

An ongoing exhibition of recent work by famend painter A Ramachandran right here reveals how the extended Covid-19 lockdown led to experimentation within the type and content material of the Padma Bhushan awardee artist.
Organised by Vadehra Artwork Gallery (VAG) at two venues, Triveni Kala Sangam in Mandi Home and Trendy Gallery in Defence Colony, the solo reveals mirror the octogenarian’s newest spell of creativity underlined by visible grandeur and delicate expressions.
Titled Subaltern Nayikas & Lotus Pond, the work, in response to Ramchandran, “helped him counter the melancholy across the worldwide pandemic for nearly two years”.

Of the full 13 work, eight are on the ‘Ashta Nayikas’. Nevertheless, this sequence by Ramachandran tends to interrupt the exalted standing the heroines (nayikas) take pleasure in within the historical Natya Shastra written by Bharata Muni.
“It’s not simply lovely individuals who fall in love. Therefore the phrase ‘subaltern’,” notes the 86-year-old Ramachandran, in regards to the work that present faces of Bhil tribal ladies of northwest India.
As for the ‘Lotus Ponds’, the sprawling water-bodies of Rajasthan have for lengthy been one other obsession of Kerala-born Ramachandra, the gallery stated in a press release.
“Each exhibitions will function a pattern of the grasp painter’s extraordinary type,” VAG director Arun Vadehra stated.
The exhibition, on show until November 30 at Triveni Kala Sangam, will come to a detailed on December 12 on the Trendy Gallery.
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