From An Art Gallery To A Bookstore: Go Old-School For The Perfect Date Around Town It's not really hard to fall in love in Bangalore. . /2 & , Near Stone Hill International School, Tarunhunse Village, Bengaluru. A citizens-driven exhibition of inscription stones is to be held on An inscription stone dating back to AD at the Naganatheshwara temple in Begur. Stones of Bangalore' on November 14 at the Venkatappa Art Gallery. Stona is one of the largest international stone exhibitions. Stona is stone exhibition by AIGSA and will be carried at Bangalore from Feb .
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath
The new centre had its own municipal and administrative apparatus, though technically it was a British enclave within the territory of the Wodeyar Kings of the Princely State of Mysore.
The Bangalore torpedo was invented in Bangalore in While it remained in the princely territory of Mysore, Cantonment had a large military presence and a cosmopolitan civilian population that came from outside the princely state of Mysore, including British and Anglo-Indians army officers.
The crisis caused by the outbreak catalysed the city's sanitation process. Telephone lines were laid to help co-ordinate anti-plague operations. Regulations for building new houses with proper sanitation facilities came into effect. A health officer was appointed and the city divided into four wards for better co-ordination. Several projects such as the construction of parks, public buildings and hospitals were instituted to improve the city. Mahatma Gandhi visited the city in and and addressed public meetings here.
The Government of Karnataka later constituted the Bangalore Development Authority in to co-ordinate the activities of these two bodies. He has attempted to transform sequences from literary works into images that can easily be read. The method he used to execute his works was the Wash method, followed by the Bengal School.
Two of the Lepakshi mural copies are housed in the Galleries of the Parishath part of this collection.
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The collections of works that are currently in the galleries were donated upon his death in Krishna Reddy, printmaker and artist donated a large collection of his prints to the Parishath, which are housed in a gallery as a set. He is well-known for his experimentation with viscosity printing which revolutionized intaglio printing and ensured his place in the history of Graphic arts practice.
Schooled in both India and the West, his work combines the technologies of different cultures.
Virtually every major museum with a prints collection in the world includes examples of his work. His work reflects a deep interest in abstraction and geometry. The collection of Mysore traditional style of paintings split between two gallery spaces holds about works.
Dating from the 19th century, the paintings are largely representations of Mythological figures and also the Royal lineage of Mysore. Mysore painting is an important form of classical South Indian painting evolved from the paintings of Vijayanagar times during the reign of the Vijayanagar Kings AD.
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The rulers of Vijayanagar and their feudatories encouraged literature, art, architecture, religious and philosophical discussions. With the fall of the Vijayanagar empire after the Battle of Talikota the artists who were till then under royal patronage migrated to various other places like Mysore, Tanjore, Surpur and other principalities, absorbing the local artistic traditions and customs.
The works in the collection of the Parishath have all been executed on specially treated paper and the colors used are mineral and vegetable dyes with the use of gesso and gold.
The technique is true to textual prescriptions. There is skill displayed in innovations both in theme and technique. A highlighted piece on this floor is a genealogical chart of the Wodeyars of Mysore; also beautiful representations of Durga ChamundeshwariVishnu and his incarnations, Rama and Sita, Lord Shiva and other mythological figures.
Preserving Bengaluru's history etched in stone
We want to create awareness about these inscription stones so that people not just understand their value but also take steps to preserve them. Kumar, who started the project after he came to know about the existence of an inscription stone from the 13th century at Rajajinagar a few months ago.
It is the place where I have grown up and yet I knew nothing about its real history.
Similar stones can be found across the city, next to lakes, temples, villages and densely populated localities, giving information about the origin and growth of the place and people, he said.
With the help of the Archaeology Department, Mr.
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Kumar has identified 25 to 30 such inscription stones that will be part of the exhibition. It will be a poster exhibition with photos of the original inscription and its translation in English and Kannada. We are also working with Reark, a firm that works on digitally preserving cultural history, and Vinay, an innovation coach, to create 3D digital models of the stone so as to preserve it for the future.
Stories in stone Not just history, the inscription stones are also important when it comes to the study of language, he said.
While Kannada inscriptions were present in all the reigns, during the Chola period, many inscriptions were in Tamil.