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A Tribute to Mahatma by MS Murthy on the eve of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava

Dr. MS Murthy recently presented an exhibition themed ‘Gandhi-75’ on the eve of 75th-year celebrations of Indian independence at the Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat here drew applause from the art fraternity, connoisseur and the general public. A well-known art personality:  Dr. MS Murthy is a well-known name in the art circles, both in the state and country as well. He was the Chairman of the Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy from 2015-17. Apart from being a curator for art shows, he is also known in literary circles as an art critic and author. 75 paintings of Gandhi:  In the ‘Gandhi-75’ exhibition he presented, as the title itself suggests there were 75 paintings of several sizes right from miniature form and up to life-size ones. It also covered various moods, incidents, and reminiscences of the father of the nation. I believe in Gandhi's vision:  You may be rightly wondering why an exhibition of 75 paintings of Gandhi. It could be a coincidence on the eve of the 75th anniversary of

KB Kulkarni provides a feast of water colours’

Senior artist KB Kulkarni has presented a solo painting exhibition at the KGLD Arts Gallery at Hoysalanagar, Sunkadakatte in the city. The exhibition which began on 27 February is on till 06 March. KBK, as he is popularly known in close circles will be turning 76 soon. Yet, the advanced age is no bar for continuing his favourite passion, playing with the water colours’. Landscapes in water colours’ in abundance: Although the exhibition is a conflux of a variety of works including oil paintings, the ones in acrylic and the abstract forms, landscapes in water colours’ seem to outnumber the remaining drawings. Even in the water colours’, the ruins, mountain terrain and the locations having a connection with the great epics dominate. Paintings on Naku Tanti: However, what perhaps needs to be lauded is his keen interest and enthusiasm in doing a couple of paintings on Naku Tanti, a collection of poems that bagged the coveted Jnana Peeth award to legendary poet Da. Ra. Bendre. He takes prid

Chi Su Krishna Setty: Golden Jubilee in Painting…

Chikkanayakanahalli Subbaraya Krishna Setty is popularly known as Chi Su Krishna Setty and is a well-known name in the field of fine arts. A tall, well built and handsomely dressed personality is unassuming despite being a veteran artist with a long-standing in the field. Looking back, the septuagenarian recollects: “Yes, I started painting during 1972 and in a short while from now I will be completing fifty years in painting. And I shall continue to do so”. Chikkanayakanahalli Subbaraya Krishna Setty Subliminal Excavations: He held a “Subliminal Excavations”, a solo exhibition of his paintings, recently at the main campus of Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat in Rajarajeshwarinagar on the outskirts of Bengaluru. As part of the exhibition, he gave a lecture cum demonstration of his work and interacted with the fine arts students. A unique occasion, rare opportunity: Prof Tejendra Singh Baoni, Principal College of Fine Arts, Chitrakala Parishat(CKP) campus, Bengaluru showered praises to