Dinkar Jadhav (b 1970)
Painter Dinkar Jadhav has established himself as an artist who dares to walk on path less trodden. His journey to these romantic yet challenging places of creative excellence began with the ASHWA CHITRAMALA (the horse series!) few years back, which met with success and admiration equally! Having invested corpus invaluable hours, He has Resurrected his swift horses Flaming with Novelty an a companied and new form of muscularity, the Bull. There was sheer anguish and fierce passion in his earlier horse paintings which exploded through the colors and fearless strokes on the canvas.
This anguish had given way to love now and the passion has transformed into the lust, full of love! His new series of ever advancing, carefree creatures of speed which are crossing over the boundaries of unknown future keeping their faith in love is true to its name, ‘LUST FOR LOVE!’ Jadhav has painted these horse couples engrossed in passionate love with a heart of an evergreen romantic. The colors are bright and gleaming with self-assurance, the brush strokes are gentle yet confident and echoing the spirit of ‘carpe diem’ i.e. seize the day! His horses symbolize the undaunted quest of human being for the greatest of the feelings called love. Jadhav has also introduced the bull, the symbol of muscularity and virility in his portfolio this time. These bulls are mighty, confident and making charges towards their dreams and desires. This series is the depiction of his heart of the heart and the example of his honest enduring journey towards the excellence.