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      NuGa Arthouse: Indian Artists of Yesteryear Exhibition in Kensington

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      June 11, 2012 - June 17, 2012

       

      The Bhavan Centre
      Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea W14 9HE

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      NuGa Arthouse: Indian Artists of Yesteryear Exhibition

      NuGa Arthouse is proud to exhibit the 'Indian Artists of Yesteryear' at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan UK Centre.

      The Exhibition includes works by Gujarati yesteryear artists: Kanu Desai (1907-80). Somalal Shah (1905-94), Hiralal Khatri (1906-91), Shantilal Shah (1922-93), Ravishankar Raval (1892-1979) and Rasik Durgashankar Raval (1928-80).

      From these well known artists, Ravishankar Raval was largely responsible for energising the art scene in Gujarat and advised many young aspiring artists to follow their vocation and further their education in art.

      Raval was fascinated with the ideology of the renowned art college Kala Bhavan in Shantiniketan as an ashram and so keeping this in mind he started the Gujarat Chitra Kala Sangh in his own home. Raval introduced water colour and wash techniques, similar to the Bengal revivalist movement, with Japanese brushwork, a technique used by the Kalighat painters. Some well known students of this Sangh were Somalal Shah who excelled in watercolours, Kanu Desai, who was known for his set designs, muralist Shantilal Shah and portrait artist Hiralal Khatri.

      This exhibition runs for 1 week from the 11th June with a late night reception on Thursday 14th June from 6pm t 8:30pm. All works from the exhibition will be on sale and can be viewed in advance on the Nuga Arthouse website. For further information and to RSVP your attendance for the late night reception please contact info@nuga-arthouse.com


      Official Link:
      http://www.nuga-arthouse.com...


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      NuGa Arthouse: Indian Artists of Yesteryear ExhibitionMP Birla Millennium Art Gallery, The Bhavan Centre, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London (function() { var po = document.createElement('script'); po.type = 'text/javascript'; po.async = true; po.src = 'https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); TweetAverage User Rating:
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      Monday 11th Jun 2012 to
      Sunday 17th Jun 2012


      Where:
      MP Birla Millennium Art Gallery, The Bhavan Centre, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London W14 9HE

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      Times:
      Monday to Sunday: 11:00 - 19:00

      Admission:
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      NuGa Arthouse is proud to exhibit the 'Indian Artists of Yesteryear' at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan UK Centre.

      The Exhibition includes works by Gujarati yesteryear artists: Kanu Desai (1907-80). Somalal Shah (1905-94), Hiralal Khatri (1906-91), Shantilal Shah (1922-93), Ravishankar Raval (1892-1979) and Rasik Durgashankar Raval (1928-80).

      From these well known artists, Ravishankar Raval was largely responsible for energising the art scene in Gujarat and advised many young aspiring artists to follow their vocation and further their education in art.

      Raval was fascinated with the ideology of the renowned art college Kala Bhavan in Shantiniketan as an ashram and so keeping this in mind he started the Gujarat Chitra Kala Sangh in his own home. Raval introduced water colour and wash techniques, similar to the Bengal revivalist movement, with Japanese brushwork, a technique used by the Kalighat painters. Some well known students of this Sangh were Somalal Shah who excelled in watercolours, Kanu Desai, who was known for his set designs, muralist Shantilal Shah and portrait artist Hiralal Khatri.

      This exhibition runs for 1 week from the 11th June with a late night reception on Thursday 14th June from 6pm t 8:30pm. All works from the exhibition will be on sale and can be viewed in advance on the Nuga Arthouse website. For further information and to RSVP your attendance for the late night reception please contact info@nuga-arthouse.com


      Official Link:
      http://www.nuga-arthouse.com...


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