Artworks of Hyderabad-based photojournalist (late) Bharath Bhushan are on display at Ravindra Bharati

Artworks of Hyderabad-based photojournalist (late) Bharath Bhushan are on display at Ravindra Bharati

“My father wished me to be a curator of an artwork gallery. This present is my small tribute to him,” says Anupriya Bharath, daughter of famend photojournalist and artist Bharath Bhushan, who handed away as a consequence of most cancers in January this 12 months. An exhibition and sale of 135 of his acrylic works is presently on on the lobby of Ravindra Bharathi in Hyderabad

Simple strokes and vibrant colors on canvas depict numerous Telangana-centric themes together with its individuals, the State festivals of Bonalu and Bathukamma, birds, animals, gods and portraits.

Bharath, whose images additionally highlighted Telangana’s artwork, tradition and other people, started to color round a decade in the past. “He in all probability created round 10,000 works within the final 10 years,” says Anupriya, a administration skilled working with Accenture.

‘Ganesha’ by Bharath Bhushan

‘Ganesha’ by Bharath Bhushan
| Photo Credit: Special association

Even whereas dwelling with a number of well being points, Bharath’s supply of consolation was his artwork and pictures. “His day used to start at 4 am and he adopted a schedule even when he was unwell. He would spend round six hours shopping the Internet, continuously updating himself on new developments within the artwork world.”

Bharath was fairly protecting of his artworks, treating them like his youngsters. “He wouldn’t let any of us contact them and personally took care of the position and cleansing.”

That Bharath’s favorite color was blue is clear in most of his works and Anupriya says even the decor and crockery at dwelling are on this shade. “He additionally wore solely blue as he felt the color helped him be in sync with sky and water. People have been in awe of his lengthy hair that was not affected by his most cancers therapy,” recollects Anupriya fondly, hoping this endeavour will make her father proud.

The present is on until May 26.

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