Lucknow: An overview art exhibition of Lucknow’s famous painter Prof. Sukhveer Singh Sanghal will be organized from March 30 to April 8 on behalf of State Lalit Kala Akademi Uttar Pradesh and Culture Department, Uttar Pradesh in which rare wash paintings of Prof. Sukhveer Sanghal will be displayed.
The exhibition will be organized in the Art Gallery of the Academy located at Kaiserbagh Lal Baradari Bhawan. Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia will inaugurate the exhibition on 30 March 2022. There will be a wash painting workshop from April 4 to 6 during the exhibition. On 8th April there will be a talk based on the personality of Prof. Sukhveer Singhal.
In the press conference, Dr. Yashwant Singh Rathore, Secretary, State Lalit Kala Akademi said that in the context of modern painting, when we discuss washpainting, the name of Prof. Sukhveer Singhal of Lucknow comes on top. He ushered in a new revolution in the field of washpainting by using new original techniques in washpainting.
He was not only proficient in washpaintings, but also made paintings on various mediums such as watercolours, oil colours, tapestrywork, sculpture, fine art and portraits on leather. This master of the art world devoted his whole life to art and made more than a hundred paintings. His own thoughts and feelings are reflected in his paintings.
In a press conference held at the Academy, Sitaram Kashyap, President of Lalit Kala Akademi said that the ideals of Prof. Sukhveer Singhal has been “simple living and high thinking”. He was born on July 14, 1913 in Muzaffarnagar district (Uttar Pradesh). He passed the high school examination in 1930 from DAV High School. His father wanted him to become an engineer but from childhood he was interested in painting and music.
Priyam Chandra, the granddaughter of Prof. Sukhveer Sanghal, told that Prof. Sanghal developed his own wash technique. In his book ‘Indian Painting Method’, he has explained his wash technique. Rajesh Jaiswal, the son-in-law of Prof. Sukhveer, told that the specialty of Prof. Sukhveer’s painting is that he expressed his wavering expressions in the form of epic series through six, eight, twelve paintings. For example like the birth of a child, how he grows up, his full life and then death. The audience feels as if they are watching a moving picture.