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Ms Urmila V.G’s ‘Closer’ exhibition dazzles with microscopic beauties

A visit to the ‘Closer’ exhibition and a close look at the exhibits by Ms Urmila V.G at Art Houz gallery in the city makes one feel whether he is visiting an art exhibition or 'art works' on a variety of cells? Although, initially you may get intrigued by such thoughts but once you go around to have a glimpse of all other woodcut prints on display you will be carried away by the delicate, intricate and microscopic beauties. Thanks to the impact of Covid-19: Just like the lives of people transforming in an unimaginable way, thanks to the Covid-19 Pandemic so has changed the outlook and perspective of many a people and artists’ are no exception to this phenomenon. The predicament on restrictions’ over movement of people due to lockdown and multiple phobias let loose on the eve of hitherto unheard disease triggered a different type of artistic instinct in Ms Urmila V.G to explore the detailed miniature forms. Plunge into a journey to cellular level: Ms Sandhya A., analysing the w

Chi Su Krishna Setty’s lifetime works enthralling

Chikkanayakanahalli Subbaraya Setty renowned as Chi Su Krishna Setty has displayed his lifetime works in an exhibition titled ‘The Realm of Manifestation Krishna Setty: A Retrospective’ at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in the city. The exhibition is worth visiting for multiple reasons while the works on the show can be aptly described as nothing less than enthralling. From the entrance to many a gallery: As mentioned earlier, lifetime drawings, sketches, paintings, acrylic works, murals, and sculptures among many a other varieties have been rolled upon right from the entrance to the number of galleries, pathways, staircases and walls made available for the exhibition. Prof Babu Jattakar, Faculty Member-College of Fine Arts in Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat, who has been keenly following the art path of this septuagenarian artist is highly appreciative of his care and concern in preserving his artworks intact even for over a half-century! He asserts-“Some of the drawings

Kalal Laxma Goud bags MS Nanjundarao memorial national award

The Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat has chosen renowned national artist Padma Shree Kalal Laxma Goud of Telangana for the late MS Nanjundarao memorial national award, in the memory of the first Founder Secretary. The prestigious honour includes Rs one lakh cash and a citation.                                                                                      Kalal Laxma Goud                                                                                          Image Source Annual sought-after event: It may be recalled here that the Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat, the pioneer art institution of the state has been honouring five distinguished artists of repute every year on the eve of the annual and sought-after signature event Chitra Santhe, an exhibition cum sale of paintings and artefacts of around 1,300 artists across the state and country.                                                                                     Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat