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On View at Pradarshak: Figurative Paintings by Mamata Mondkar Shingade
By Abhijeet Gondkar & Savitha Hira
Acrylic on Canvas_ 23" x 31"
Oct.–18th Oct.’14: Pradarshak presents Debut
Solo Exhibition by Mamata Mondkar Shingade
Sentimentality, nostalgia, and illustration
are the common pitfalls for a figurative painter undertaking to represent
feeling and emotion particularly, when the imagery is invented and not photo
Acrylic on Canvas_ 45" x 45"
Mamata dabbles in a very common, everyday subject
- the predicament of the Indian woman as she bids to her calling. Characterized
by intricate pattern, her women are clad in simple but
intricately patterned garments that lend to the overall decorative appeal of
Acrylic on Canvas_18" x 18"
Because of the added implications in the way
faces can signify feelings, the range of emotions depicted is broader, the
ambiguities more enticing, and the questions to be asked more probing. The very
sympathy that these paintings elicit is what makes them so fresh. To her
younger viewers Mamata offers the hope that painting can become a tool for understanding
their relationship to the world.
The artist shows a lot of promise in her debut