President Wickremesinghe presented with exclusive print of George Keyt’s finest work

The George Keyt Foundation presented a limited edition print of George Keyt’s celebrated work ‘Kangodi Ragini’ to President Ranil Wickremesinghe recently.Originally created in 1951 with the expert use of vivid colours and modernist figures,

‘Kangodi Ragini’ is one of the few surviving paintings from the iconic Sri Lankan artist’s brief time in India, and the work is renowned as an authentic representation of Keyt’s artistic genius.

Away from public view for nearly three decades, the George Keyt Foundation selected this masterpiece for the creation of limited edition prints to pay homage to Keyt’s visionary aesthetic perspective and make his work accessible for modern connoisseurs of art.Thirty limited edition prints of ‘Kangodi Ragini’ were createdto raise funds for the Foundation’s continuous efforts to support Sri Lanka’s visual arts community.

Representatives from the Board of Trustees of the George Keyt Foundation made the special presentation to President Wickremesinghe, where the Foundation’s initiatives that champion local artists and their creativity were discussed at length, concluding with the President’s pledge of support for future endeavours.

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