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On View at Pradarshak - Debut Solo Exhibition of Abstract Expressionist Paintings by Satendra Mhatre
14th Jan. – 25th Jan.’13: Pradarshak presents Debut Solo Exhibition of Abstract Expressionist Paintings by Satendra Mhatre.
Following its tradition
of introducing upcoming artists into the professional scenario, Pradarshak
presents the debut solo exhibition of artist Satendra Mhatre.
expressionist, the young artist works in layers as he paints and repaints his
canvases, alternating between a fine application with transparency and a play
of the white canvas peeping through; while at places thick layers of paint
grace the canvas in impasto technique.
A vivid palette adds on
to the perspectives created on canvases that are predominantly governed by
adept and rapid brushwork. The use of a palette knife is also observed, where
paint is either scraped off for effect or cut through to lend dimension to the
The resultant paintings
depict a strategically controlled play of light, adding an expressiveness that
enables the viewer to gauge the strength and speed applied by the artist. At
places, the abstracts tend to communicate a three-dimensional sculptural
rendering akin to an impasto, conveying a highly individualistic narrative.