Curtain Raiser Press Release
- Colorful display of Miniature Rajput Art
- Artwork addressing the problems of global warming and the society
- Several groups of paintings based on Radha Krishna and Sacred Geometry
Jaipur, 31 January: A fusion art exhibition by artist Swapna Reddy – ‘Paramita’ – will open on 2 February at the Chaturdik Art Gallery of Jawahar Kala Kendra. The exhibition will consist of several groups of paintings. They have been her studies and experiences for the past seven years. Some focus on themes of Krishna Bhakti and in other works the artist addresses the deep-rooted problems of global warming, depletion of natural resources, disappearance of species and potential disaster that awaits humanity. Her geometric series focuses on Sacred Geometry: squares, rectangles, triangles and circles that signify the fundamental truth in the Universe.
Swapna Reddy draws her inspiration from her Guru Ajay Sharma. The artist expresses her desire to bring culture and tradition to the foreground, which has been taken over by stress and chaos, brought about by globalization and industrialization. Striving to preserve material purity she uses Wasli paper made of jute and pigments colours ground from natural stone, pure gold leaf gilding, traditional techniques used in the past.
It will be inaugurated on 2 February at 6.30 pm by Rajasthan PHED Minister, Ms. Kiran Maheshwari. The Jaipur Mayor, Mr. Ashok Lahoti will be the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Member of Parliament, Mr. Hari Om Birla will also be present on the occasion. The exhibition will be on till 13 February.