Seasoned artist Karu Titas is displaying 52 paintings depicting natural scenery at a solo show underway at Shilpangon Gallery in Dhanmoni.
Karu Titas, happens to be is son of ailing sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini, is holding the show to raise funds for treatment of Priyabhashini, who is suffering from multiple ailments like diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
The ongoing exhibition titled ‘The Journey Within’ is the fourth solo show of Karu Titas, who has already earned a name for his watercolour paintings depicting different seasons, landscape and rural life. Besides, the artist is also known for his distinctive acrylic, charcoal, oil and mixed media works.
‘An artist chooses to paint a particular subject because he finds it beautiful. I choose to paint the objects I see around me. I depict different seasons, hills, sea, rivers, people and landscape in my works because I find these beautiful’, said Titas.
Titas has depicted rivers and fishermen, monsoon, moonlit night, hills, rural areas and people, white clouds in blue autumn sky and others in his works.
The paintings are available for purchase. The displayed work titled ‘The Journey Within’ will immediately capture viewers’ attention. The ink drop on paper work depicts rivers, owls, patches of landscape and human figures.
In many watercolour paintings, Titas has painted different types of boats, rivers, hills, eye-catching greenery and rural life.
Watercolour paintings like Nadir Ghatey, Jol O Jiban and Shuvo Sokal depicts the tranquil rivers in the morning.
In the paintings like Samudro Jatra and Inani Beach, Titas has depicted the calm sea. He has also depicted the beauty of monsoon in number of his displayed works and painted flowers of different seasons in his paintings like Priyatama Phulgulo and Phuler Kachhe.
The exhibition, which was inaugurated by eminent writer Selina Hossain on February 16, will remain open till March 2.
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