Different strokes

Both exhibitions at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath had their high points

Neeru Khullar’s exhibition of works at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath can best be described as unusually usual. Titled “Canvas”, this is Neeru’s first exhibition at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath. She has on display paintings that depict a range of subjects including nature, spirituality and womanhood. She uses different styles from abstraction to realism to express these themes.

Many of her paintings on nature are semi-abstract, including “Flowers” where she paints bunches of flowers in shades of lilac, orange or white, with black stems ending on a base of bright lines in shades of green, blue and white.

In another painting titled “Musical Nature”, she paints a waterfall in a thick “forest” of colours: green, blue, orange, yellow. Most of her “spiritual” works consist of profiles of spiritual figures: Shirdi Sai Baba, Buddha and gods from the Indian pantheon. In some

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