Wednesday, 5 January 2022

“A show manifesting the compound of classical and traditional methods with contemporary and modern ideas.” -Moumita Sarkar

Press Release

KOLKATA CLASSIC CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW


Art has consistently succoured to decipher the internal sentiments, insights for the happenings around and the unspoken thoughts, summing it with classical approaches, makes it pleasing to consider and delightful to acquire. 

Kolkata, a land brimming with intellectuality, traditions and classical art has a long erudite, artistic and architectural custom. It Inevitably has mesmerized every cerebral with its blend of colonial remnants and new-age creative energy. With a tremendous number of artistic ideas and notions coming from Kolkata, it has influenced many generations with its history, praxis and style. The exhibition itself showcases an amalgamation of classical and contemporary vitality. 

Featuring fourteen virtuosos and artists from different regions of India, the show beholds meritorious skills infused with new ideas and classical modus operandi. Despite the pandemic situations, several Lockdowns and worldwide agony, these artists remain associated with their underlying foundations and commemorated their thoughts on canvases and sheets. The exhibition celebrates their zeal for art and artistic mores, while unveiling their drawings, paintings, compositions and prints. 

The participating artists, Dr Somava Dutta from Assam, Pallavi Saxena and Dibakar Das from Mumbai, Aparajita Gopal from Hyderabad, Sudipta Swarnaker from Bangladesh, Tanushree Das, Arup Roy, Priyanka Sinha, Deepsikha Das, Debjyoti Saha, Priti Shaw, Nupur Mitra, Ipsit Roy, Ishita Dasgupta, Souvik Roy, Aparajita Gopal and Moumita Mosan from West Bengal has adeptly shown their contemplations and validated that whatever may the circumstance be, art can’t be disaffiliated from the artist. 

Artist: Dibakar Das

“Being an artist, I believe that artwork speaks for itself, it has its own language, one can feel the visual aspirations then describing it in words.” Quotes Dibakar Das, whose works entrenches around spaces, articles, nature and subliminal thoughts. The artist is roused by the perception of shape and cyclical change where only appearance matters as it represents an inner actuality that gets significance from its relationship to the cosmos. He usually builds his works in layers to create a structural and visual dilemma. 

Artist: Nupur Mitra

Dr Somava Dutta, an arising artist, whose works are based on the affiliation between humans and the environment depicted by deploying a variety of mediums, including tapestry, paintings, cloth works, drawings and many a time with ink. She manoeuvres her works by infusing the thoughts about how humans are impacting the sublime nature and what furthermore receiving consequently. The notions of Dutta occur from preset day circumstances that are being introduced in customary styles. 

Another Debjyoti Saha artist from the group affirms that his works are a combination of mythically ancient attributes with new and modern concepts. He utilizes naturally gathered things namely leaves in works, uses traditional approaches and displays them with innovative visualisation. “Where I reside and what I see has given an extraordinary effect on my works. Things, materials and mediums I utilized are some way or another associated with my encounters.” Saha states. 

Artist: Tanushree Das

The exhibition perhaps includes numbered artists yet their explorations and presentation have limitless proclamations. Displaying an assortment of works in which they inject their base considerations with the most kindred style makes their divulging musings way more creative. The visual patterns evince an enthralling and significant sensitization of their feelings. Works of art give great outcomes when they have a ton of expertise and experience imbued, however, turns out to be best when the traditional roots are exerted along the way to display thoughts.

Moumita Sarkar

The show has been exhibited online and offline, benefitting a wide range of art enthusiasts to give a visit.


Text & Curated by

Moumita Sarkar

Press Release more details contact: + 91 9432 123 234   + 917439 119 228


Nippon Friday presents
Kolkata classic contemporary Art Show

You are cordially invited
- Moumita Sarkar
Artists:

Dr. Somava Dutta I Tanushree Das I Arup Roy I Priyanka Sinha Deepsikha Das I Pallavi Saxena Debjyoti Saha I Priti Shaw I Nupur Mitra I Ipsit Roy Dibakar Das I Ishita Dasgupta I Sudipta Swarnaker Souvik Roy I Aparajita Gopal I Moumita Mosan I

Curated by Moumita Sarkar
Venue
Altamira Art Gallery
Address: 8a, Lake View Rd
Hemanta Mukherjee Sarani, lake Terrace
Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal -700029

Sale Enquiry: 9432 123 234 / 7439 119 228
Nippon Gallery - 30/32, 2nd Floor, Deval Chambers, Nanabhai Lane, Flora Fountain, Fort, Mumbai – 400 001, India.

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