Media Coverage | 12-04-2022
A treasure trove of paintings in various styles for art lovers on exhibit
A host of paintings made by artists from Maharashtra are attracting the art lovers in an exhibition hosted by the India Art Festival in Delhi. The exhibition features a treasure trove of about 3,500 different art forms from across the country.
It also includes paintings of various styles by artists from Maharashtra.
Chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda visited various galleries of artists from Maharashtra and interacted with them.
This is a contemporary art exhibition organised in the Constitution Club of India in Delhi. The artworks include paintings, photographs, sculptures, water-colour paintings, charcoal art works, graphite art works, and 3D-style paintings.
About 100 artists from Maharashtra are participating at this exhibit. Eminent artist from Pune, M Narayan’s creations, in which he has displayed various postures of horses, are attracting the attention of visitors at the exhibition.
There are abstract paintings by Prakash Joshi, a veteran journalist, and artist from Mumbai. Om Thadkar’s charcoal and graphite paintings are also attracting the attention of art lovers.
Meenakshi Patil’s fluid art type paintings, Latur’s Shweta Rukme’s acrylic type paintings, and Disha Gandhi’s unique geometric paintings are getting rave reviews from art lovers.
Santosh Patil from Paithan has paintings based on nature at the exhibit. Manoj Darekar’s acrylic and charcoal paintings from Pune and Vinay Mehta’s 3D paintings from Mumbai have been enthralling the audience.
Apart from this, paintings by Alka Pandey, Atul Gendle, and Pankaj Bawdekar are also on display. Vijay Darda visited the galleries of these artists and interacted with them.
Several artists from Maharashtra have participated in this exhibition, informed Rajendra Patil, Founder and Director of the India Art Festival.
Noted artists who participated in the India Art Festival in New Delhi. (From left) Tejal Jangla, Pratibha Goel, Komal Thoria, founder directors of the Art Festival Rajendra Patil and Prabuddha Sawant.
(Left) Chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda writes a message in the visitors’ book. (R) Vijay Darda inspecting a painting by Mumbai-based artist Prakash Joshi at the India Art Festival’s painting exhibition.