Art exhibition begins at AMU
ALIGARH April 24: ?Art provides us the second best medium of expression after literature and it gives larger space to contemporary issues and challenges faced by society?, said Dr Hameeda Tariq, noted pediatrician and the chief guest, while addressing the inaugural session of Regional Art Exhibition organized by the State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, in collaboration with the Department of Fine Arts, Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr Hameeda Tariq pointed out that Art was the oldest form of expression presenting the various phases of human development through ages.
She said that the art exhibition will serve as a source of inspiration to amateur artists from Aligarh region and around.
Earlier, welcoming the guests, Prof Madhu Rani, Chairperson, Department of Fine Arts said that the art exhibition will provide an opportunity to young artists to display their skill and learn the nuances of this oldest form of expression. She thanked the State Lalit Kala Akademi for extending the opportunity to AMU students and other youths from the area to partake in this exhibition.
The State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow awarded Rs 10 thousand cash prize each to three participants ? Ekta Kulshreshtha and Anees Fatima of Aligarh and Anoop Kumar Singh of New Delhi, for their excellent art works.
Prof. Mohd Zahid, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Lalit Kala Akademi Programme Incharge, Mr Rajendra Mishra were present on the occasion along with members of the organizing committee.
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Related PicturesDr Hameeda Tariq and other dignitaries with prize winners at the regional art gallery