An exhibition of paintings and sculptures titled ‘Ballad of Love’, curated by well known artist Poonam S Kohli, will be held from March 7-11 at Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre in the national Capital.
This artistic extravaganza features 22 participating artists and four guest artists. Some of the participating artists include Dalip Chandolia, Roop Chand, Poonam Singh Kohli and well known guest artists like Padma Bhushan Sri Ram Vir Sutar, Alka Raghuvanshi, Vijender Sharma and Anil Sutar.
Poonam Kohli, herself is a well-known artist and sculptor. She feels it is imperative to give a platform to contemporary upcoming as well as well-known artists.
She feels that promoting art and artists will go a long way in making their works more visible and will attract wider audiences.
Dalip’s paintings are infused with happiness and joy. The motif of the bird is symbolic of peace and serenity and brings with it the hope of dawn and new beginnings. Bright colours are used consciously to instil a feeling of energy and vibrancy in his paintings.
“My paintings always depict happiness and joy of life. Bird is a symbol of peace and serenity. I have a feeling that by making these birds my work has become more lively and admirable as it gives my viewers a hope and a certain amount of pleasure when they look at them. “I use only bright and eye catching colours to show happiness and instill energy in my paintings”, said Dalip Chandolia.
Fusing the splendid themes of love and peace, Roop Chand makes his masterpieces stand out. Spanning over twenty years, the transformation in his works is towering. Entrenched in Indian heritage, his superlative artworks will indubitably imprison your psyche.
Where: Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre
When: March 7-11
Timing: 11 am to 8 pm