AN INTERMIX OF SYMPHONIES AND EXPRESSIVE ART
(Saju Nair - Dubai) The art industry in The United Arab Emirates has been extremely busy as numerous successful events organized by various galleries flood the country in a stream of excitement and creativity. The remarkable efforts of the curators to ensure the success of these events has endowed a mark of uniqueness while the element of surprise in each and every event adds to the excitement and joy which in turn liberates pulses of positivity. Studded with celebrity guests, spectacular artworks, presence of international artists and elegantly designed displays complimented with massive participation - the art fraternity is indeed savoring each and every moment of the gathering with great enthusiasm and vigor.
A new and exciting experience was gifted to the art world on the evening of 11th December 2019 as one of the most admired artist turned curator, Ms. Mrinmay.C. Sebastian, designed and presented an art exhibition titled 'Interpretations - Edition2' at The Cartoon Art Gallery. The event was a rhythmic mixture of symphonies and creative activities with the mission of exchanging culture between two great nations - The Italian Republic and the host country. The event was sponsored by Monviso and Attibassi Coffee in coordination with CAG.
walls of the gallery were bedecked with more than fifty unique creations from
ten artists of different nationalities. The artworks displayed set the center
stage, each work inhibited a voice of attraction which pulled visitors into its
captivating grasp. The hyper realistic portraits from the renowned
Italian artist stunned the crowd as minute details incorporated breathed life
into the souls of the works and the striking abstracts of flora and fauna held
the onlookers gaze in an enchanted trance. Figurative
abstracts, Cubism, Modernism,
Expressionism were all the styles used by the artists to create their artistic
masterpieces. The artists who have effectively utilized the massive platform set
by The Cartoon Art Gallery to surprise the art industry with their glorious creations
are Piero De Martin, Lillo Dellutri, Anjani Laitu, Rafah Abdulrazzak, Amrita
Bhatia, Bilal Siddiqui, Rooma Eejaz, Imraan Mansoor, Shabnam Habib and Mrinmay
'Interpretations' - Edition2 was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Obaid Bin Suhail Bin Butti Al Maktoum, in the presence of other invited dignitaries, guests and artists. The Italian Choir welcomed the chief guest with a heartwarming rendering of the national anthem of UAE and The Italian Republic which echoed the love and affection towards this great nation. Patriotic feelings surged during the event as the crowd gathered was greeted with an exuberant symphony synchronized elegantly with precision, each harmony vocalized was matched to perfection and the effect it produced was that of being lulled by the voice of a watch of nightingales. The event was also graced with the presence of inspiring personalities from various sectors of the community which has enhanced the glory of the evening.
Excellency Suhail Mohd. Al Zarooni, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Ahmed Al Mualla, Mr. Yasser AlGergawi, Mr.
Ahmed Rukni Al Awadhi, Mr. Peter Gressmann, Mr. Bharat Takur, Ms. Tanya Ashraf
ensured their presence to express their support to the artists and to encourage
them to scale further heights. Commendable efforts by Ms. Mrinmay which has
gifted a highly successful art exhibition has been widely appreciated and
admired by the Art Industry in the region and aboard
The curator of the show Mrinmay says "it gives me immense pleasure to acknowledge the acceptance and appreciations received for the second edition of 'Interpretations' which is, in fact, an event designed following the success of our first edition in October 2019. Our mission to portray the event as a cultural exchange between two nations has really enhanced the success as CAG was able to put up this spectacular show with a unique combination of art and melodious Italian music which has all the essence of a true cultural exchange program. The presence of prominent personalities in the show and their appreciations are more like symbols of recognition of our efforts to uplift the talents in this region and to bring them to the limelight. The success and appreciation of this event has surely motivated CAG to work towards a complete revolution in art that will create a demand for original art which will in turn nurture artists of this region. I tender my sincere gratitude to all the participating artists, sponsors and the team who has supported me to curate an event which stands out as unique."
ilTelevisionario2 is proud to be invited to 'Interpretations' - Edition2 by The Cartoon Art Gallery and with immense satisfaction we congratulate Ms. Mrinmay for the huge success of this event and we tender our best wishes to all participated artists for their future endeavors.