From: 10th to 16th May 2022

Solo Exhibition of Watercolour Landscapes

By well-known artist Dr. M.G. Makandar


Jehangir Art Gallery

161-B, M.G. Road

Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400001

Timing; 11am to 7pm

Contact: 94484 20510

Serene Beauty of Nature

Recent work of a well known artist from Karnataka, Dr. M.G. Makandar in water colours will be displayed in a solo art exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, M.G. Road, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400001 from 10th to 16th May, 2022 between 11 am to 7 pm. It will present landscapes and other works related to beauty of nature in different forms in water colours in his unique technique and stylish visual expressions. This show will be inaugurated on 10th May 2022 at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai at 12 noon by Mr. M.R. Balikai, senior renowned artist from Dharwad and Mr.Devagouda N. Malagoudnavar, well known artist from Dharwad in presence of many art lovers, patrons, collectors of art etc.

Dr. M.G. Makandar hails from Belgaum, Karnataka. He had his art education upto Art Master followed by Master of fine arts in Karnataka. He was awarded doctorate in fine arts from a well known University in Karnataka. He achieved the Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy Award. Then he displayed his work in water colours in many solo and group art exhibitions at numerous places in leading art galleries at Dharwad, Hubbali, Bangalore, Mysore, BelgaviUdupi, Goa, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Pune and many more.  He also participated in International art shows at Nepal, Bangkok, Kathamandu etc.  He is a proud recipient of several awards from leading art promotional institutions of good reputation as a recognition and appreciation of his genuine talent and creativity.  His works are in collection of many art collectors in India and abroad.

Deeply motivated by an intense urge from within to create artwork in water colours to reveal the beauty of nature in a realistic style, Dr. M.G. Makandar was very much obsessed by the hues of the simplicity of village life and its cultural vignettes in rural areas of our country.  He was also overwhelmed by the omnipresent beauty of nature and its numerous hues and grandeur in various seasons in a year at different places and regions. His keen observations, command over the medium and techniques used and an eloquent visual language of expressions together resulted into the present series of artwork that is not only picturesque and expressive but also eloquent and visually pleasant. It depicts small mud huts and houses of farmers and other working class in rural environments that produce the landscapic visual effect.  He has displayed simple village life and eternal beauty of nature at Hampi, Pattadakalla, Badami, Bijapur, Goa and many more places in his works.  In addition, he has also highlighted the hills and snowclad mountains in Nepal and other spots.  He also incorporated the eternal beauty and divine serenity of Mother Nature and their omnipresent grandeur in his works at strategic arenas so as to adorn them aesthetically with the desired visual effects and the expected tranquillity.

Solo Exhibition of Watercolour Landscapes By well-known artist Dr. M.G. Makandar in Jehangir Art Gallery

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