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CURRENT EXHIBITION

Return to Santiniketan

Art Forum is proud to present

Art Forum is proud to present

March 2018

India is a rich and fertile terrain for art lovers and Santiniketan is one of its major cultural arteries.

It was after my return from Santiniketan this February, in talking to and attempting to understand the thinking of artists there, that I have a fresh appreciation of art from India. India’s thousands of years of unbroken culture in literature, music, and folk art, intertwined with the lives and surroundings of the ordinary folks form the basis of Indian art. 

Artists represented in this exhibition CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THEIR WORKS 

Below, I present a selection.

India-Folk Art, West Bengal style, Krishna and Gopini, 20 Century, Ink and pigments on linen, 38 x 27 cm

 

Note: Most favourite Krishna story stealing clothes of the gopini bathing in the river

Suranjana Lahiri, On a Palanquin (2017), Acrylic on canvas, 76 x 76 cm

Note: Politician’s perceived idea of modernity 

Sourav Jana, Woman’s Diary (2009), Tempura and graphite on paper, 56 x 70 cm  

 

Note : Centre details symbolise tools of fertility

Asish Kumar Maji, Future Beyond the Wall 

(2010) Bronze, 21 x 44 cm

Note: Bronze sculpture cast from traditional lost wax method

Arghya Priya Majumdar, Narcissist ll (2018) Acrylic on canvas,153 x122 cm

 

Note : The artist’s satirical image of himself 

Sheema Barua, All Capable Modern Kali (2017), Acrylic on canvas, 120 x 120 cm

Note : Kali is the preserver of good from evil

Sights and Sounds of Santiketan