Sunday, August 16, 2009

'Besh Besh Besh' gets rolling

New entrant to Madras Week celebrations this year, Prakrit Arts Gallery, set the ball rolling with S. Muthiah, Chennai historian inaugurating 'Besh, Besh Besh', an excellent mix of pictures and paintings by the city's artists such as Rama Suresh, Manisha Raju, Raju Durshettiwar, Nelson, Tyagarajan, Usha Devi, N. Ramachandran and Vinay. The exhibition is the initiative of Meena Dadha who runs Prakrit Arts.

Talking to the artists and to those who had gathered, Muthiah said that the reason for conducitng Madras Week was not only for celebrating a city's birthday but also to create an awareness about Madras's heritage, that as the first city of modern India it had contributed immensely in varied fields.

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