When artists tell stories

Published: Apr 20, 2012, 07:24 IST | Kartiki Nitin Lawate |

Recent works by artists Ramchandra Kharatmal, Varsha Kharatmal and Satyajeet Varekar will be displayed as part of the exhibition titled, Myriad Colors

Myriad Colors is an exhibition of paintings by artist couple Ramchandra and Varsha Kharatmal, and Satyajeet Varekar. Show-curator Varsha Munot says, “Varekar has depicted Nandi (the ‘vahan’ or vehicle of Hindu deity, Shiva) and shepherds that are depictions of Indian culture and tradition,” says Munot, adding, “These are the artist’s childhood impressions.” Varekar, who lectures at an art college in Sangli, has had several solo and group shows to his credit. About the award-winning artist’s series of Nandi artworks, Munot says, “Each painting has a story to tell.”

A painting by Varsha Kharatmal

A painting by Ramchandra Kharatmal

Ramchandra Kharatmal is a National-Award winning artist who is popular for his quilt series of paintings. He will be displaying recent works in acrylics and watercolours. Varsha Kharatmal has a distinct style of her own and is known for her use of bold colours. The speech and hearing-impaired artist uses her work as an outlet to express her take on relationships.

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