Art

Bhubaneswar-Based Suvadra Art Gallery Stages Gandhi Exhibition in Delhi

By
OB Bureau

New Delhi: Bhubaneswar-based Suvadra Art Gallery organized Gandhi Art Exhibition at the historic Speaker Hall of Constitution Club in the national Capital recently.

The Art Mahakumbha on the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi was aimed to commemorate ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava’ to mark 75 years of India’s Independence.

The special exhibition saw the participation of noted artists based in Delhi and from Odisha. Hundreds of art lovers of Delhi and leading lights of non-resident Odias attended the exhibition.

Suvadra Art Gallery Chairman Dr Surya Rath urged the present generation of artistes to get inspired by the selfless life and truthful philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.

One of the highlight of the festival was a Gandhi idol designed by internationally-renowned sculptor Rabi Narayan Rath in just 10 minutes, matching with the tune of the bhajan, ‘Baishnab jan to..’

Noted painter Sudhanshu Sutar elaborated the amazing impact of Gandhi’s ideals on his artistic concepts and artworks.

Famous poet Sankarshan Parida, celebrated writer Dr Suniti Mund and well-known social activist Reeta Patra attended the celebration as eminent guests.

A special attraction of the exhibition was the presence of Mohan Mahapatra, of ‘Silver Gandhi’ fame, who stood in Mahatma’s pose and greeted invitees.

The guests felicitated the participating artistes Sudhanshu Sutar, Prabodh Swain, Sajal Patra, Prabodh Kumar Sahu, Tapan Dash, Anup Chand, Shubhra Chand, Diana Mahapatra, Mamata Samantray,Nibedita Patnaik , Sashikant Rout ,Tutu Patnaik, Manas Ranjan Jena, Manoj Mohanty, Sthitadhi Rath, Kumud Dash, Banoj Mohanty,Bikram Nayak, Soubhagya Mohapatra, Jagannath Mohapatra, Chintamani Biswal, Asish Pandey and Subas Pujari.

Young and upcoming Odissi danseuse Abhipsa Dash enthralled the audience with her Ganesh Bandana recital.

Among distinguished dignitaries present were Chief Editor of Utkal Bharatee Dr Nirmal Pattanayak, Founder President of Kalinga Bharati Foundation Er. Akshay Samal and president of Suryakhetra Foundation Dr Bipin Mishra.

Suvadra Art Gallery will organize a number of patriotic-cum-creative art events in collaboration with Delhi’s local artists.

OB Bureau

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