Young artists Vajira Gunawardana, Gayan Prageeth, Manoranjana Herath
and Indika Wijerathne will hold an exhibition of paintings and sculpture
Constellation at Barefoot Gallery on November 2.
The exhibition will be open from 7.30am to 9.30pm. It will continue
till December 16. The four youths are up and coming professional
They have been seriously involved in the field of fine arts for the
past two decades.
They have held a number of exhibitions as a group as well as
individually. Vajira is the team leader of their present troupe. They
are the expression of ideologies of the creative in the field of art
production intervene the power polities which prevails in art.
According to what they say the way of thinking and the behaviour of
artists is not the process of thinking about the material world.
The tradition that influences our lives is to deal with the lives of
The subject of painting is the medium of expression and the forms are
numerous drawings, composition or abstractions and other aesthetic may
serve to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the
Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still
life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, be loaded with
narrative content, symbolism, emotion or be political in nature.
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, colour or other
medium to a surface (support base). The application of the medium is
commonly applied to the base with a brush but other objects may be used.
In art the term describes both the act and the result which is called a
Paintings may have for their support such surfaces as walls, paper,
canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, clay, copper or concrete, and may
incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, gold
leaf as well as objects.
Here they are trying to present something scriptural of humanity,
colours, lines and their ideologies.
They have used oil colours for this task. Mixed paintings for
paintings and fibre glass and acrylic for sculptures.
Art is like a poem. Through these painting and sculptures observers
can appreciate and admire the deep meanings of their creations.