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Art Paintings Exhibition in Chennai City

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Mala Roy is pleased to announce the opening of the the exhibition It’s My Way, featuring artist Premlatha Sheshadri, A.Viswam, Ramasuresh, Sumita Chakravarti, Anjan Bhattacharya,Harisadhan Dey,Aditi Gemini.Its My way  is an exhibition where the artist has shown their own thought in their own way through the paintings .The exhibition takes the visitor in sensory and playful journey .The exhibition incorporates both the real world and imaginary lines ,where artist Premlatha Sheshadri works shows ,the moving line flows, creating an image of colour with waves In it we see the golds of a sunlit sea & the golden lotus. A. Viswam  works are based on hues of nature blazing yellows, burning reds, cool greens, deep blues and quiet grays used monochromatically or in vibrant combinations .Rama Suresh works are mostly showcasing the Indian tradition .Where Sumita Chakravarti  works are  based on sculptures, Anjan  and HariSadhan Dey’s works are inspired by human form, expression, emotions, feelings, nostalgic images of old Calcutta .And a young artist , Aditi Gemini’s works are created by bells ,which plays a vital role in spreading positive energy throughout and a medium between liveliness and enthusiasm.

 Location : Vinnyasa Premiere Art Galery

Duration : 1st September ’12  till 08 September’12

Exploring Tamilnadu Handicrafts – Bronze Idols, Metal-ware, Wood Craft, Tanjore Painting

Tamilnadu has a rich history of culture and tradition that has evolved over centuries. Perhaps the famous depiction of Tamil culture is in the handicrafts of Tamilnadu. By ceaselessly promoting the various ethnic art forms, simultaneously preserving antique artifacts from Chola and Pandya dynasties by reproducing their replicas, Tamilnadu has become a world-known destination for visitors of art in search of fine handiworks of India, such as life-like Stone Sculptures, Celestial figures in Bronze, Brass lamps, Rosewood Carvings, Sandalwood Carvings, country wood Carvings, Tanjore Art Plates, Tanjore Picture Paintings and more.

Chola Bronze Idols

The ancient craft of bronze or “panchaloha” casting of icons which reached its apogee of excellence under the Cholas is done by the cire per due or lost wax method. The icon is first made in wax and three layers of clay applied on the wax model which is then allowed to dry. When perfectly dry, the clay coated mould is heated over an open ground oven and the molten wax forced out through appropriate holes in the icons. When the mould is completely drained of wax, molten metal is poured into the mould and allowed to set. The mould is broken after a few days and the bronze icon emerges. Chiseling, detailing and polishing follow the process. The icon is now complete, the only one of its kind in creation.

The best bronze icons are still made in the old Chola Centres of Swamimalai, Madurai and Tiruchirapalli strictly according to Shilpa Shastra rules.

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