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12 November, 2007 - Published 13:05 GMT

Sri Lanka art exhibition in London

A rare exhibition of Srilankan art is on display at the Noble Sage Art Gallery in North London.

This is the first Srilankan contemporary art exhibition in the recent years.

Works of Sudath Abeysekera, Anoma, Sameera Kalupahana, Jagath Ravindra, Sanjaya Bandara Senaviratna, Iromi Wijewardena and veteran artist Jagath Weerasinghe's work are at display till 06 January 2008.

"Still Life" by Sameera Kalupahana

"Traditional community dress in my village, Beruwala, inspired the portraits that I paint" - Sameera Kalupahana

"Snakes and Mics" by Jagath Weerasinghe

"Today in a country where Buddhism is seen as the national religion, monks are in parliament, company to the corruption in the institution" - Jagath Weerasinghe

"The Crow and ... " by Sudath Abeysekara

A painting from Sudath Abeysekara's "The Crow and ..." seiries

"Today" by Sanjaya Bandara Senaviratna

"The dark part describe the war. The rest is commercialism. Tags, labels scattered" - Sanjaya Bandara Senaviratna