|Woman in Kaleidoscope
Mystical renderings by
'Woman in Kaleidoscope',
an exhibition of some of the most eclectic works of Prashant Hirlekar, known today as one of the best collectible young artists.
A fusion of the mystery of a woman and the enchanting forms of nature is brought forth in his own impeccable style.
In rhythm with his zest for constant experimentation, Prashant will also hold a series of live demonstration of painting on
such diverse objects as a guitar, a cupboard, computer table, pottery, crockery and car doors.
|Great Masters of Yesteryears
A rare collectlon of 'Old Masters' from the Bombay school
S. L. Haldankar (1882 - 1968)
N. R. Sardesai (1886 - 1954)
D. C. Joglekar (1896 - 1952)
This exhibition presented a rare collection of 'Old Masters' from the Bombay School, who trained in the Western academic style of painting during the late 19th and 20th centuries - Indian artists who painted Indian themes preparing the ground from where art movement would grow in India.
Besides paying tribute to these masters, this exhibition gives art lovers and collectors a unique opportunity to view works by Indian artists who painted Indian themes while studying in academic institutions of art which were
created on lines similar to the existing British art institutions. These artists from Western India were pioneers who worked with great devotion and discipline to grow and evolve an indigenous art style that would reflect the Indian environment.
They painted for the love of art. Their work was exhibited all over India. winning several prizes. The well known artists were patronised by Maharajas of different states.
Today, this body of art is an important part of art history serving very often as a documentation of Indian landscape and people of a by gone era.
|Exhibition of Sculptures
by Sharad and Swati Kapuskar
Sharad Kapuskar has to his credit several awards and exhibitions (solo as well as group). He has executed several prestigious
sculpture projects which include :
Aga Khan Palace, Pune
Gandhi National Memorial - Life size statues of Ba, Bapuji, Rama and Buddha.
Birla Museum, Pilani, Rajasthan - statue of Mr. G. D. Birla
Juhu Beach, Mumbai - Sculpture of Shivaji Maharaj with Sambhaji
Pune University - bronze bust of Shri. Nanasaheb Parulekar
Indian Institute of Education - bronze bust of Shri. J. P. Naik
Trailokya Bouddha Mahasangha, Pune / Nagpur - bronze statues of Shri. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Buddha
Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune - Stone bust of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Bronze bust of Mai Mangeshkar
Sawai Gandharva Smarak, Pune - bronze bust of Sawai Gandharva
|Search and Identity
Exhibition of paintings by Suhas Bahulkar
Suhas Bahulkar's artistic talents were
recognised at an early age, He went on to
excel in his studies at Sir J. J. School of Art,
where he was awarded a fellowship and won
several scholarships and awards. His paintings
were awarded in several exhibitions including
Royal Drawing Society, London, Bombay
All Society, Maharashtra State Art Exhibition"..
Suhas Bahulkar's paintings portray his
inner desire to recapture his identity
which has become a personal quest. By
looking deeply and single - mindedly into
these mirrors ofthe past, Bahulkar has
been discovering himself and his culture.
Nostalgic meanderings into a by gone
era, rendered using his acclaimed
delicate and elegant colour palette,
enhance the mood of a vanishing
culture which is still a very inherent
part our land...