Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Chitra Santhe - 16th Edition

Chitra Santhe - 16th Edition
Theme: Mahatma Gandhi, in celebration of his 150th birth anniversary




Entrance Chitrakala Parishath was decked with strings and portraits of great artists of the world



As we go further a giant 'Charaka' stares at you...


Freedom fighter from Gandhi Seva Sadhana


Kutir; resembling ashram, where weaving of khadi was on demo



Entry from Shivananda welcomed people through the eyeglasses of Gandhiji erected


A cost-effective Graphic Printing Press on display - very affordable to fellow artists to print etchings at home/studio



candid videographer


Stone sculptures




Painted bottles with Kerala mural style


Visual marketing by different departments of CKP on show



Each artist was given a space of 10' x 10' to display


Landscapes


The long stretch of Kumarakripa road was lined with large fibre Budha sculptures, specially for the "selfie-crazy mob" 


Artist from Chennai displaying stone sculptures & carved wooden walking sticks


An artist from Mumbai with sharp eyes of a sadhu had made brilliant portraits of 'sadhu series' priced between Rs 2000/- to Rs 3500/- for a 8"x10" sized artwork on paper.


The end of the road gives opportunities to various vendors to sell to the general public.