Mysore, Feb. 20 (KCU&KK)- Pedestrians going across Sayyaji Rao Road here through the subway were in for a surprise this morning as they were greeted by eye-catching and meaningful photographs and paintings each measuring 20"x30" displayed on the walls of the subway with exquisite lighting. In short, an art gallery had been created there.
The persons behind the show titled 'Intervention' were Pra-shanth Kumar, a freelance photographer and Yoganand, an artist and a product of Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA).
The two-day event is open from 9 am to 9 pm. It was inaugurated by Mayor Purushotham. Consumer Suggestion Committee Chairman G. Ravi has organised the show.
Prashanth and Yoganand told Star of Mysore that it was common to organise such art exhibitions in posh hotels or popular art galleries.
Totally 10 photographs featuring an ordinary tea shop, a stall in a market and such simple locations have been displayed under an exquisite blue light to infuse thoughts to the viewers.
In all, 8 paintings are on display with thought-provoking the-mes. The most intriguing among the exhibits was one titled 'Don't see my marks' indicating the real marks card of Yoganand who had failed in one of the exams. It was just to suggest performance and academic excellence need not match.
Other mind-boggling themes of his exhibits were a peepul tree emerging from a Police Garuda vehicle, a meat shop with an array of the stuff asking what next, a white crow atop the gopura of Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna mocking blind faith and a self naked portrait indicating blankness of thought.
Courtesy : Star Of Mysore