You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Art & Culture

‘Ashamed I didn’t visit Jaipur earlier’

DNJAI67263 | 4/20/2016 | Author : Yukti Sharma | WC :549

Contemporary artists Atul Dodiya, who is on his first visit to the Pink City, seems to have fallen in love with its heritage and ‘mind-blowing’ art


For the Indian contemporary artist Atul Dodiya, who has been painting for three decades, it was a first visit on Tuesday. He admits to being embarrassed – rather, ‘ashamed’ in his own words – about waiting to visit a city so rich in culture and heritage for this long a time.
In conversation with After Hrs, Dodiya said, “Though I have been to Udaipur and Chittorgarh but I am ashamed of not coming to Jaipur earlier.” Dodiya, who was in the city for a session during the Cartist Automobile Art Festival, said that some of Rajasthani miniature paintings from 17th-18th centuries are masterpiece of world art.
Dodiya, on Tuesday, visited the City Palace museum in Jaipur and felt that the paintings there are “mind-blowi
Read full story



Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Art & Culture

‘We share an intricate relationship with nature’
DNMUM424493 | 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Deepali Singh | WC :448

Rashmi Pitre’s innate creativity finds inspiration in nature. The artist’s solo exhibition, Inscapes, comprises abstract and semi-abstract paintings inspired by the feelings and moods in nature. Rashmi, who has exhibited her acrylic and oils on
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

‘I love being true to the moment’
DNMUM424494 | 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Dhaval Roy | WC :600

Even though she has made a name for herself as a contemporary dancer as well as a small screen and web series artiste, Mukti Mohan is a passionate theatre artiste. The Inmates actress is currently working on Puja Sarup and Sheena Khalid’s
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Tribute to the goddess
DNJAI94016 | 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :145

Just as the nine-day festivities drew to a close, a large number of people gathered at Vaishali Nagar on Thursday to celebrate the Durga Puja Mahotsav with gaiety and grandeur. The pandaal at Shyam House was well decorated, the Goddess was orn

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Poetry on canvas
DNJAI94017 | 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :203

Portraying poetical renderings on canvas, a group exhibition is being hosted at Juneja Art Gallery. The art exhibition displays work by six artists from around the country. Somenath Maity is a painter with a strong drawing base, whose canvases

Add To LightboxCalculate Price