Exhibition South India Captured
K.N. Ramachandran, an acclaimed Indian artist is showcasing his new series of oil paintings. Shirley Mistry tells you more
K.N. Ramachandran, a creative genius, is showcasing a fresh series of oil paintings with lively visuals of colourful South Indian life titled, Colours of Life. The marketplace is an important part of South India, along with their temples and music. Ramachandran’s main focus is on the amalgamated glorification of not only South Indian royals, but also the colourful common folk at the roadside markets.
Ramachandran started his career as a film hoarding painter in Bangalore back in 1954 and has held 26 solo shows in the last 60 years. He has been part of several artist camps and Kala Melas, which include G.S. Shenoy and K. K. Hebbar Memorial Artist camps. With over 25 state and national awards, his work is collected in several parts of the nation and is displayed in many global art centers. He is the founder of Oviya Munetra Sangam in Chennai and Bangalore, after having participated in almost all major visual mediums. Exhibiting for over two decades, he is an abode of creativity, with his work also been commercially adapted in various marketing campaigns for movies such as Luck By Chance and ABCD posters, making him an artist to have on your must-see list!
When Up to January 21
Where Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda, Fort