Dear North Pointer,
It gives us great
pleasure to invite you to an exhibition of Art by Ms. Ganga Devi Somany,
and a Photo Exhibition by Mr B.K. Birla, at our home, at 26 Prithviraj
Road, New Delhi 110 001 on Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 7.30 pm.
This will be followed by
a Reception in your honour.
Some of the works of Art
will be sold, for Charity.
The Art exhibition will
continue from Monday, March 26, 2007 to Sunday, April 8, 2007, at PBC
Art Gallery, Paharpur Business Centre, 21 Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi
About the PBC Art
It is a non profit Art
Gallery run for over a decade.
It promotes artists and
in doing so, helps protect the environment.
It provides an
opportunity to show their works, to art lovers and to buy Art.
About the artist:
Ms. Ganga Devi Somany
was born on 23rd September 1924 in Pilani to Mr. B.M. Birla &
Mrs. Rukmani Devi.
She is not only a
talented artist but also indulged in charity work, writing and other
works but one thing that she enjoys the most is painting.
Her paintings are a
part of the repertoire of London's British Museum and the Victoria &
This is the first time
that she would be participating in an Exhibition-cum-Sale of some of her
works of art for charity.
She has been painting
for thirty years now, has several exhibitions to her credit.
It is surprising that
the only formal education she received on this art was when she was in
school. It was more after her husband’s death, she became a serious
That was the turning
point in her life when she realized that she had to add meaning and
serenity to her life. Painting gave her the comfort she required at that
stage of life and this can even be seen through her paintings.
She belongs to the class of artists who paint
Her paintings are an extension of her
Her canvasses emanate positive energy and
The central theme of most of her art works is
feminity and womanhood.
It is as if she finds beauty in all aspects of
life and portrays it so beautifully.
Mr. B.K. Birla:
Mr. Basant Kumar Birla, Chairman, B.K. Birla
Group of companies, may have crossed 85, but has still not slowed down.
He is going ahead with expansions planned in
cement, textiles and paper.
BK, one of the eldest members of the Birla clan,
still controls one of the largest business empires in the country.
Mr. B.K. Birla is very well known all over the world, for not only as
the foremost industrialist of India but also, as the founder of Birla
Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata.
Photography has been a passion for him, from his
On behalf of the PBC Art Gallery Team, we look
forward to your presence on the occasion and of receiving your
With warm regards,
Note: Strictly by invite
and RSVP is necessary on account of security, as there will be a large
number of VVIP’s at the function.