The Sapumal Foundation Collection

a select catalogue

Publisher: Sapumal Foundation in Colombo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 169 Downloads: 296
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Statementcompiled and edited by Neville Weereratne with photograph by Rohan de Soysa
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24555089M
LC Control Number2010318605

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To mark this occasion a souvenir was published by the Sapumal Foundation sponsored by his niece, Niloufer Pieris, with extracts from a radio talk given by Harry in The eighty-eighth birth anniversary of Ivan Peries has also passed. Both died between February and March,   Incandescence, Humanity and modernism: The Art of Justing Daraniyagala Sponsored by John Keells Foundation. The book is available for purchase at Barefoot and other leading book stores at Rs. 16,/= per copy. the immediate direct experience of the few paintings by the artist that can be viewed at the Sapumal Foundation galleries along. Sapumal Foundation. Located in the former home of the renowned Harry Pieris, this is a rambling warren of rooms and pieces of art from some of the most high-profile artists back in the 70’s and 80’s, including Lionel Wendt. Be a traveller and head here instead of the trendy galleries that draw the usual crowds. The galleries of the Sapumal Foundation contain at any time around paintings and drawings which trace the development of art in Sri Lanka from the 's. An additional works are also in storage. The core of the collection housed at the Sapumal Foundation include works by Harry Pieris, Geoffrey Beling, George Claessen, Aubrey Collete.

  Renowned painter Noeline Fernando will hold an exhibition comprising her latest collection of paintings at the Sapumal Foundation, Barnes Place, Colombo 7 from November 29 to December 3 a.m. To 6 p.m. The opening ceremony will . It is better to book accommodation in these areas well in advance. Lodging is best booked in groups of up to 10, and each person has to bring their own linen, dry rations and kerosene. In addition to the charge per person per night, they also have a service charge per stay and the entry fee for the park. For best results, use the customized Trip Planning Widget for Noritake Factory Store on your has all the advantages mentioned above, plus users to your site can conveniently access it directly on your site. Visitors to your site will appreciate you offering them help with planning their on: High Level Road, Kirullapona Papiliyana, boralesqamuwa, Colombo Colombo 6 Sri Lanka. Supplement to the Sapumal Foundation Collection – Rohan de Soysa, additional notes by Neville Weereratne, (Donated by Neville Weereratne, Hughesdale, Vic) Ceylon by n, ; Guide to the Collections of the Colombo Museum, Part 1, Archaeology and Ethnology, Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka,

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Get this from a library. The Sapumal Foundation collection: a select catalogue. [Neville Weereratne; Rohan De Soysa; Sapumal Foundation (Colombo, Sri Lanka)] -- Photographic reproductions of art works with brief descriptions, and brief profiles of Sri Lankan artists.

Supplement to the Sapumal Foundation Collection Rohan de Soysa Read more; The One Year Drawing Project Raking Leaves The Book of Faces Saskia Pintelon Saskia Pintelon, Isolde Pringiers, Read more; A Centennial Anthology: George Keyt.

The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, Colombo: Address, Phone Number, The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. This well hidden and unpretentious gallery contains an impressive collection of paintings by well known Sri Lankan artists of the /5(10).

Len van Geyzel bequeathed his vast collection of books to the foundation. It was the aim of its founder to collect a million rupees to be invested for the benefit of the foundation’s aims.

Sapumal is the flower of Sapu, Michelia champaca, a member of the magnolia family – a large, quick-growing tree, with long white pointed leaves; and. Find hotel near Sapumal Foundation Contribute/Review Ask a Question Located in the former home of a well-known Sri Lankan artist Harry Pieris, this is.

Collette’s ‘ FACES’ which was published in that year is a collection of seventy-three pastel studies of prominent Sri Lankan personalities. These portraits were also seen at an exhibition at the Colombo Art Gallery. Another book ‘Sun Tan: The Asian Sensation’ was published in by the Times Books International.

It is important to note that Harry Pieris was one who set up the ‘Sapumal Foundation’ which houses close to pieces collected by him. Weereratne, writing to the ’Sunday Island’ states, ‘Harry Pieris bequeathed everything, his house and garden, what money he had and all of his collection to the creation of a treasury of Sri Lanka.

The Sapumal Foundation is a rare, if not unique, place; because it was the home of an artist, Harry Pieris, who collected work by other artists (few artists collect the works of other artists).

He then displayed them in an attractive but unconventional way, in Location: 4, 32 Barnes Pl, ColomboSri Lanka. The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, Colombo: See 10 reviews, articles, and photos of The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, ranked No on Tripadvisor among /5(10).

Harold Peiris (–) was a Sri Lankan lawyer, author, scholar, teacher, patron of the arts, and philanthropist. He was the co-founder of the Lionel Wendt Art Centre and its sole life-trustee.

He is sometimes confused with Harry Pieris, a cousin and contemporary, who was a member of the Colombo '43 Group of artists and established the Sapumal : 22 JulySri Lanka.

In such thinking the Sapumal Foundation took firm and adventurous root.” So he formed the Sapumal Foundation, with two close friends, Dr Christopher Raffel and Dr Arthur Weerakoon as trustees. The main purpose of the Foundation is to preserve the collection for the benefit of posterity and to advance the cause of art by this and other means.

Foundation, Maise de Silva Portrait of an Artist (Exhibition Catalogue). Senior Artists' Exhibition Catalogue. Colombo: Ceylon Society of Arts, J Sketch Book. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Beling family Collection to Commemorate the I OOth Birth Year of Geffrey Beling.

Colombo: The Sapumal Foundation, File Size: KB. Sapumal Ranathunga is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Sapumal Ranathunga and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to share and. Colombo Tourism; Colombo Hotels; Colombo Bed and Breakfast; Colombo Holiday Rentals; Colombo Packages; Flights to Colombo; Colombo Restaurants; Colombo Attractions/5(10). The Foundation and its collection are housed in the private residence of Harry Peries, who was the secretary of the ‘43 Group.

Neville Weereratne’s publication () on the Sapumal Foundation documents a precious collection of paintings by the artists of the ‘43 Group. Some of the nation’s most important pieces are held in the Sapumal Art Foundation collection, including the work of globally renowned artists dating back over the last century, some of which were the leading lights in what has become known as the 43 Group.

Originally, The Sapumal Foundation was the home of Harry Pieris. Over time, he opened up the space for art enthusiasts, amateurs and the public to perceive the space and preserve the art that, although created years ago, still exists in the minds of those who are art lovers, and avid admirers of the ’43 Group.

For a taste of modern Sri Lankan art, visit the Sapumal Foundation which is home to a grand collection of art from the notable modern painters from the country and if you are interested in architecture the home of the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa will grab you with its stark white walls off-set by green moss and foliage/5(45).

The core of the book is, after all the splendid collection of expertly printed plates, each needing the same concentrated attention as a painting or drawing at an exhibition. This is made all the more necessary since, as Arjun and Siran explain in their Preface, the family were denied the opportunity of setting up their own gallery in which the.

This painting done by Marie in was the garden of Harry Pieris's house in Barnes Place Colombo 7. This entire property and Harry's amazing collection of art is now the Sapumal Foundation which is the trust Harry created in order to further promote art in Sri Lanka.

This painting is the collection of Kishan and Janakie ers: GABRIEL: Before the Entombment. Oil on canvas (cm x cm). Collection: the artist. The book was an edition of 33 numbered copies – one for each year of Christ’s life on earth – each hand-bound by the artist in deep red leather, with legends and devices embossed in gold leaf.

The book measures 23 cm x 31 cm. He saw the funny side of it in naming his trust, formed inthe Sapumal Foundation. Neville’s new book, just released, ‘The Sapumal Foundation Collection’ a select catalogue of the works housed in this mellow house down Barnes Place relates these and other insights.

Deborah Philip is a PhD student in Cultural Anthropology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York and a Trustee of the Sapumal Foundation, Sri Lanka. Selected public talks include: Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna (), and “Open Edit: Mobile Library,” Asia Art Archive and Raking Leaves.

Untilhe was for 22 years the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sapumal Foundation, an institution engaged in the promotion of art in Sri Lanka. About the Book There are over yantra drawings, some in exquisite Rating: % positive.

Anoma’s designs have been displayed at the V&A Museum and the House of Commons in London and been shown in the USA, Japan and Europe.

Clients have included Yves St Laurent, Pierre Cardin, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren, and been featured in several international publications including the cover of Vogue Magazine in the UK. Untilhe was for 22 years the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sapumal Foundation, an institution engaged in the promotion of art in Sri Lanka.

About the Book The Yantra manuscripts featured in this publication refer to a unique tradition of Sri Lankan drawings that have been incised on palm leaf (ola). For a taste of modern Sri Lankan art, visit the Sapumal Foundation which is home to a grand collection of art from the notable modern painters from the country and if you are interested in architecture the home of the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa will grab you with its stark white walls off-set by green moss and foliage.

William Wright Beling II was born in Wolvendahl, Colombo, Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), the son of William Wright Beling I and Maria Elizabeth Prins. [1] Beling's father, William Wright (–) was a Proctor of the Supreme Court, and his mother Maria Elizabeth Prins (–), was the daughter of H.

Prins, also a Proctor of the Supreme Alma mater: Wesley College. Sapumal Foundation. Get familiar with the work of the ’43 Group, the Sri Lankan Modernist collective, through a visit to the Sapumal Foundation.

Besides art, there’s also a library and newspaper cuttings and catalogues on the ’43 Group. Saskia Fernando Gallery. You’ll find both established and emerging artists displayed at this sleek. Morning visit to Sapumal Foundation Art Collection and a guided walking tour of Colombo. Afternoon visit Good Market for shopping and lunch.

Afternoon at leisure followed by dinner at Gallery Café. Day 11 - In transit. Morning transfer to the. Ephemeral exhibitions like the Colombo Art Biennale and Colomboscope festival persist, despite budgetary struggles and a lack of infrastructure. Till now, the best place to view modern art was the Sapumal Foundation, a house whose precious collection of works on paper and canvas is in dire need of a more temperature-controlled : Jyoti Dhar.The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation (10) 6 min.

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