Kashinath Salve’s art exhibition opens at Gallery Cosmos
A two-week long art exhibition titled 'Through the artist's eye' by renowned visiting Indian artist Kashinath Salve was inaugurated at Gallery Cosmos at New DOHS, Mohakhali recently.
Professor Gowher Rizvi, Adviser and Special Representative to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, spoke on the occasion as the chief guest.
US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena and President of Bangladesh enterprise institute Farooq Sobhan jointly inaugurated the exhibition as special guests.
Mentioning the cultural similarity between Bangladesh and India, the US envoy appreciated the initiative to organise such an art exhibition of an Indian artist in Bangladesh.
UNB Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of the gallery Enayetullah Khan was also present at the inaugural function. Among the noted Bangladeshi artists, Biren Some, Alakesh Ghosh and Rezaunnabi were present.
Twelve lithographs, 2 etchings and 27 paintings have been put on display at the exhibition, which will remain open until 20 February from 11am to 8pm daily.
Salve's mode of expression is figurative, symbolic and pure composition. His paintings and prints both can be categorised according to the use of nude, semi-nude figure, and lyrical composition. His figures are stylistic rather than realistic.
Kashinath Salve was born in 1944 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India. He received National Award and Honoured as 'Eminent Artist of India' Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, 1995.
He had six solo exhibitions in many galleries, including Taj Art Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery and Nehru Center, and participated in an international group exhibition in Japan in 1986-87.
He did 11 mural assignments for many reputed organisation's in India. Presently, he is working as a freelance artist.