“Odyssey” is the Group’s first exhibition in 2020, a gathering of senior artists from completely different disciplines who’ve come collectively to rekindle the appreciation of figurative artwork. “Odyssey” will probably be on show on the Colombo Artwork Gallery on Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6 for 4 weeks, from April 25 to Could 30.
Most younger artists select to get into summary artwork solely as a result of they really feel it has a better business worth and requires much less schooling and expertise. Brindley Jayatunga, former president of the Ceylon Society of Arts and co-founder of the 2020 group, mentioned: “Sadly, that is largely because of the lack of appreciation from critics, business markets and the inclinations or preferences of artwork academics. who encourage college students and younger artists to comply with their very own types.
The 2020 Group will manage and facilitate the participation of native artists in artwork exhibitions, workshops, worldwide artwork gala’s, competitions and hopes to encourage younger artists to discover a large selection of genres based mostly not on worth. market worth, however slightly on their peculiarity. passions and expertise.
The exhibition is on the Colombo Artwork Gallery – a brand new venue – the results of Dian Gomes’ long-standing ardour for artwork, consisting of his personal assortment from world wide in addition to a set of works by artists. famend premises. The gallery has been designed to worldwide requirements with a light-weight and ethereal wall house offering a respite from the hustle and bustle of the outside.