COLLECTOR’S DESK | EDITION 5 | 2017

Collector’s Desk Edition 5 presented by Saskia Fernando Gallery in collaboration with ARTRA and Shangri La Hotel & Residencies  featured works of the ’43 Group from private collections. The ’43 Group was a school of modern mid 20th-century painting in Sri Lanka, established in 1943. The group was essentially an association of like-minded painters who had broken away from the Ceylon Society of Arts, led by photographer and critic Lionel Wendt, including key members Harold Peiris, George Keyt, Justin Daraniyagala, Ivan Peries, Aubrey Collette, Richard Gabriel, Geoffrey Beling, George Claessen, Swanee Jayawardene and L T P Manjusri Thero.

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