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Vivid landscapes to come alive in Vinita Karim's show

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Karim, an professing nomadic lifestyle, has in her upcoming solo show captured vivid landscapes ranging from the dunes of to islands of the and the ghats of to rivers of

"Magical Musings" will be open from Tuesday at in Triveni Kala Sangam till December 12, after which it will move to Gallerie Ganesha in Greater Kailash in the city, and will be on display for public viewing till January 5 next year.

The was born in and educated in and the She gives expression to the changing surroundings around her in paintings, sculptures and installations.

"My father was part of the and I have lived in over 10 countries.

"I am like a sponge who has absorbed everything around me yet I consistently link back to my roots in India," said the 55-year-old, who is inspired by Austrian landscape

Her richly coloured canvases depicting layer upon layer, the artist said, are "not just pretty pictures" but "living landscapes".

informed IANS that the upcoming show of vividly coloured landscapes will present a total of 34 paintings and maintained that no image in "Magical Musings" is an exact replica of any one city.

"Her abstract cityscapes invite the viewer to enter them and inhabit a world with a pure golden sky, deep reds and blues shaping a rolling sea, festively coloured buildings, and a thin cloud stretching endlessly across the sky.

"Karim paints her joy: the dream-like quality of her cityscapes reveals the beauty and grace she finds through both adversity and success," the statement added.

Karim has lived and worked throughout Asia, the Middle East, and She currently resides between and Delhi, and has 24 solo exhibitions to her credit, including those at Art Fair, Art Summit and Sikka Art Fair (Dubai).

She has earned a diploma in Fine Arts from in Stockholm and a Master of Fine Arts from in Manila.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 15:24 IST