Folk Studio exhibition captures folk artists with beautiful colours

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Sep 2018 10:27:18


 

 

The exhibition includes various works, which carry folk impsrint. As per the artist, his work imagines the folk songs, festivals and various aspects of the folk art, which he saw, while growing up in Mandu. One can see ladies standing in a group and singing in one painting, while in another a lady is standing wearing bright green coloured outfit. The rustic charm of the  folk art and the hues of Mandu are visible in
the displayed works of art

Staff Reporter

Alliance Française de Bhopal, Indo-French Language and Cultural Centre has organised ‘Folk Studio’, an exhibition of paintings by eminent artist Anup Shrivastava which was inaugurated on Monday. The exhibition was followed by a poetry recital by renowned poet Rajesh Joshi who inaugurated the exhibition. The exhibition consists of 15 works of art. The medium used is acrylic on canvas. The exhibition includes various works which carry the folk imprint. As per the artist, his work imagines the folk songs, festivals and various aspects of the folk art which he observed while growing up in Mandu. One can see ladies standing in a group and singing in one painting while in another a lady is standing wearing bright green coloured outfit.


The rustic charm of the folk art and the hues of Mandu are visible in the displayed works of art. Residence of Mandu, mouthpiece, gramophone, trees etc have been showcased in the art works. Ladies singing with a mic with bright colours outfits is another striking work. In another painting he has showcased a figure propelled by the famous folk singer Teejan Bai. Wearing a striking blue coloured saree the figure is singing on a mic with a tanpura in the hand and tattoo. The backgrounds of the paintings are also striking with beautiful illustrations which give a raw feel to the artworks. In another painting two ladies in pink and dark colours contrasts have been shown singing on the mic. The gallery can be visited from 10 am to 07:30 pm from Monday to Saturday. It will be on view until 22 September 2018. The gallery remains closed on Sundays and public holidays.