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The HINDU - Monday June 14,2004


Madhu Jain's exhibition opens in San Francisco

San Francisco: June 14 (PTI)

.The first solo exhibition by experienced and versatile Indian artist Madhu Jain, showcasing 40 eco-friendly paintings using the Japanese style rock pigment painting `Nihonga' to depict Indian motifs,are on display here.

The event selected by the national Association of Japan America Societies, as an official event of the 150th of Japan-US relations this year, brings to life the beauty and vivacity of Rajasthan and its folk art state through the fine Japanese art, which is believed to have its roots in ancient India.

The exhibition , which opened on June 12, would continue till 7 July.

..The exhibition titled ~`Rajasthan a Kaleidoscope' captures the spirit of the rugged desert state with the briolliance of mineral pigments. ...

Well regarded in Japan, jain has had several soloexhibitions both in India and abroad and is a recipient of national and international awards. However, this is her first exhibition in the United States. her paintings have been auctioned both in India and abroad to raise money for trauma situations.

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