A checklist to art lovers in Pune

Feb 26, 2014, 09:17 IST | Kartiki Nitin Lawate

Pune is set to host several art exhibitions. The Guide offers a checklist to art lovers

The Sacred Universe
The Sacred Universe is a painting exhibition by Rakhi Torani. Her paintings revolve around life and the universe. They capture how different elements of the universe affect each form of life. Her canvas demonstrates the effect of universal changes on moods and emotions through a plethora of colours.

Till March 8, 9 am to 6 pm
At Bliss Art Gallery, Koregaon Park.

Oil paintings exhibition
Software engineer Rajesh Gawas is a self-taught artist. He took to painting as a childhood hobby using watercolours. The artist is inspired by nature, people and expressions. His collection includes human expressions, landscapes, birds, flowers and much more. His solo exhibition, titled Rangon Mein, features 50 oil paintings.

From February 28 to March 2, 10 am to 8 pm
At Kaladalan, Karve Road.

Art expression
This painting exhibition puts the spotlight on budding artists.

From February 27 to 28, 10 am to 8 pm
At Balgandharva Art Gallery, JM Road.

An acrylic adventure
Check out acrylic artworks by Dr Leena Hiremath and Varsha Pradhan. Dr Hiremath has been a practising pediatrician in Pune for the last 30 years. Post her consulting hours, painting has been a creative outlet and a hobby for her and she has pursued it seriously for the last eight years.

Her repertoire ranges from oils to acrylics, and included still lifes and landscapes. Her work also includes collages and mixed media art. Recently, she has started focussing on abstract art, much of which is displayed at this exhibition (her fourth in Pune). In addition, she will also be displaying wine bottle art.

Till March 4, 11 am to 7 pm
At Darpan Gallery, 270/D, Kala Chhaya Campus, Patrakar Nagar, off Senapati Bapat Marg.

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