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22 Nov 2022

Reminiscences by Bharathi S

Recollections: Traveling Through Time

Bangalore based artist Bharathi S. revisits her childhood through paintings that wistfully capture joie de vivre, of carefree days, gone by. The paintings in the new series, ‘Reminiscences’ evoke flashes of vivid memory, of youthful days and simpler times. The kaleidoscopic images depict a fervent memoire tinged with nostalgia and innocence, and of those past moments that were uncluttered and unencumbered from the urgency and stresses of urban life. The works are suggestive of the rich fragrance of imagination and the joy of untroubled days, where time was slower, and perhaps it even stood still, more so, in small towns and villages, where Bharathi grew up.

Her works are akin to photographic film negatives, albeit in color, where masses and forms coalesce and blur, in effortless motion. The colors, as patches of pigments, take shape from a distance, and dissolve once again on approaching closer. Most of the larger paintings have figures of children either playing or watching adults complete household chores – there is an inherent exuberance and dynamism with a heightened sense of motion that is evident. A safe, secluded world is quietly tangible.

An avid traveler, she has been fascinated by clouds – their patterns and how they shift form, disperse, and re-form at times to acquire newer shapes and outlines. Their temporal nature and their transitions, have impacted her perception, in her observations of life and events and their fleeting characteristics. This in turn has inspired the small format paintings, which rely on abstraction as a tool to convey the thematic subjects as they shift forms amidst the colors, and which reemphasize the subtleties of movement and transitions.

Nalini S Malaviya

Art Critic

- Excerpt from the catalogue essay


'Reminiscences' by Bharathi S. continues till Nov 27, at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore

 

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8 Sept 2022

Art News: Art from Heart 2.0

Avijit Dutta

“Art from Heart 2.0”, a charity group art exhibition



More than 30 artists from all over the country are joining hands for the second series of the charity group art exhibition, “Art from Heart 2.0”, is being organized by Mamta Nath, Founder & Director, The Lexicon Art and Artist Swati Pasari from Kolkata at The Lexicon Art, Connaught Place from Sep 3rd till Oct 7th, 2022.

“The exhibition aims at representing the diverse and rich cultural heritage of India while raising funds to support the multiple community service activities being carried across India by Round Table India. This is the second in series, the first being held online in April 2020 to raise funds for covid victims and their families. Its heartening to witness the art community coming together for such noble initiatives, we are looking forward to continuing with this annual event to be able to touch more lives”, says Mamta Nath.

Some of the most renowned names in the art world are part of this exhibition, viz., Avijit Dutta, Gurudas Shenoy, Madhuri Bhaduri, Niren Sengupta, Seema Kohli, Swati Pasari, Venkat Bothsa and Vinita Karim.

Vinita Karim
“We are delighted to associate with The Lexican Art once again for raising funds for our various social causes. While in 2020 funds were diverted to help Covid victims, this year, we plan to divert them to our long-term Project, “Freedom through Education”. Through this project, we have educated approximately 9 million underprivileged children throughout India and have built one classroom a day, every day, during the last decade”, says Manish Lakhotia, National President, Round Table India.


Till Oct 7th, 2022, 11 am – 7 pm at The Lexicon Art, M 12, Block M, Connaught Place, New Delhi








Excerpt from the Press Release