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French artist Maite Delteil to showcase her paintings in Delhi

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A series of vibrant paintings by French Maite Delteil, who is married to renowned Burman, will be showcased in the capital from March 15.

The month-long exhibition organised by city-based showcases a collection of paintings done by in the 1960s and puts the spotlight on woman and freedom.

The exhibition titled 'The Yellow Room' comprises 25 to 30 artworks created by the French when she was young and exploring the depths of her thoughts. The small format paintings have never been exhibited in India, says the

Elaborating about her work, says, "At the end of the 1960s, I was mainly working in Looking at my paintings, I realized I was very much concerned with the search of vibrant colours simply applied as Matisse was doing. I was also trying to depict intimate interiors to present models in gentle boudoirs, in a contemplative appearance, more than in a banal sentimental vision."

was a French artist, known for his use of vivid colour.

Meanwhile revealing more about her personal life, says, "In the sixties, the social life in was a little bit conservative. I was rejected from the family by my father when I married my Indian friend So sub-consciously the work I was doing at that time most of single women in their own thoughts."

Born in 1933 Delteil was brought up in the French countryside. She received her education at the Ecole Des Beaus-Arts, This was followed by a fellowship from the Government of to study in and

Delteil worked under the and the engraver She lives in and

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 05:32 IST
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