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Legacy Library Hosts Exhibit of Indian Art

Beginning December 4, 2010 and extending through the Spring Semester, the Marietta College Library will be hosting the Colors of India, an exhibit of six contemporary paintings from India. The paintings are available for public viewing in the Schwartz Fireplace Lounge on the first floor of the Legacy Library.

The paintings on exhibit represent recent gifts to Marietta College by Dr. Richard Krause, class of 1947 and Emeritus Trustee of the College, who collected the art works during his many trips to Asia.

Paintings on exhibit include:

Maqbool Fida Hussain, b. 1915
Untitled
Pigment on paper

Paritosh Sen, 1918-2008
Woman
Acrylic on paper

Jai Zharotia, b. 1945
Untitled, 1997
Mixed media on paper

Krishna Shamrao Kulkarni, 1916-1994
Couple, c 1980
Oil on paper mounted on board

Francis Newton Souza, 1924-2002
Landscape, 1997
Gouache, watercolor, and pencil on paper

Jamini Roy, 1887-1974
Krishna Kaliya (Krishna dancing on the serpent Kaliya)
Pigment on paper

The exhibit is avialable whenever the Legacy Library is open to the public. Please check the library calendar.