Breathtaking paintings on display at ‘Brush Strokes 2’ Exhibition

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Pune, 10th September 2022: Art connoisseurs from Pune witnessed over 50 top-notch paintings of different genres by 17 artists of different age-groups, at the ‘Brush-Strokes 2’, an art and painting exhibition, which was inaugurated with fan-fare and enthusiasm at the Darpan Art Gallery in Patrakar Nagar on Thursday, Septembe



The second edition of ‘Brush Strokes’, organized by Kalashri Arts founded by artist Nilesh Pawar, and the first to be held physically after the COVID-19 pandemic, saw immense response minutes after it was opened with crowds thronging the art gallery as the joy of the artists was palpable on their faces



The exhibition was opened by the participating artists by lighting the lamp and art lovers can see it till Sunday September 11 from 11 AM to 8 PM



The exhibition features over 50 paintings by Pawar and his disciples, some of which are their own creations, while some are ‘study paintings’



Paintings based on Lord Krishna, Buddha or the Varasani Ghats, cultural paintings that have been made using different techniques like knifework, brushwork, texture work, sponge-roller work, and spray technique, are on display



The aesthetic paintings on ‘horses’ particularly captured everyone’s attention even as the other ‘figurative’ paintings also caught the eye of the visitors. Two paintings – one on Lord Shiva and Lord Vitthal also stood out


Paintings of distinguished artists like Arti Kirloskar, Shubhangi Manjrekar, Sheetal Kalbhor, Rajashree Jangle, Suhas Jangle, Manjushree Bhanagay, Nitin Bhanagay, Jyoti Kurane, Karuna Chawla, Megha Sharma, Poonam Garud, Anjali Kailat, Bani Khurana, Pravin Kini, Paritosh Sakorkar, Sharannya Sakorkar and Pawar, have been on display.



“Painting is a visual form and my endeavor is to motivate the artists and what better way than an exhibition. It is a  matter of immense pride for me and the artists to showcase our skills in front of the public,” Pawar said at the inauguration



“The exhibition is a result of the hard-yards put in by the artists,” quipped Pawar.