Monday, January 25, 2010


Mysore, Jan. 25 (KMC)- Nanna Preethiya Mysooru, a solo painting exhibition by artist Nanda R. 

Putty, dedicated to her father Raghothama Putty, an accomplished artist, was inaugurated by 

Dr. R. Gopal, Director of Archaeology, at Prathima Gallery opposite Zoo in city yesterday.

Speaking on the occasion, he suggested that a University must be set up in city exclusively for 

The three-day exhibition displays most of the heritage buildings of Mysore depicted in colourful 

paintings, 47 in all. The expo will be open to public from 10 am to 7 pm till Jan. 26.
identifying and developing drawing and painting skills among the art enthusiasts.

"Despite being called as a cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysore does not have an adequate 

(art) gallery," regretted Dr. Gopal and suggested that the land near Chamundi Vihar Stadium 

could be used for the proposed art gallery for which there was ample funds with Archaeology 

Department. He suggested that a committee be constituted for the project.

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