Welcome to the world of Aakriti Art Gallery—a virtual meeting ground for artists, art collectors, art enthusiasts, critics and connoisseurs from around the world. Aakriti Art Gallery is one of the most vibrantly active venues of art in Kolkata & Delhi,India. Its exhibits range from works of artists who are groundbreaking contemporary visionaries, young upcoming talents or historical masters. Founded in 2005, the Gallery has today more than 1000 works in its collection.Its has a separate wing adjoining the primary gallery space,a permanent gallery for showcasing sculptures exclusively. Aakriti Art Gallery was founded with a very specific intention. Despite the fact that the Gallery has a sizeable collection of historical masters, it is on international modern and contemporary art that it truly stresses upon. The vision is to break all geographical boundaries, collecting and curating works from all around the world. This vision of Aakriti Art Gallery has also given rise to GenNext series —the annual exhibition of contemporary artists from across the globe. Since its inception, Aakriti has held this exhibition every year. Young artists from Europe, Asia, North and South America have been enthusiastically converging with their works at this show which is held every year from October 1 to 15 in Kolkata, India.
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Born in Goa in 1924, FN Souza was the first post-independence Indian artist to achieve acclaim in the west. He was also the founding member of the Progressive Artists group in 1947 and is best known for his inventive human iconic forms, particularly ‘heads.’
Verodina De Sousa is a renowned multi-talented Goan sculptor with more than 25 years of experience to her hood. She graduated from the Goa College of Art and with a degree in painting.
Starting off as a potter and to make ends meet with her husband and painter, Francis De Sousa, she resorted to pottery. At a later stage, she moved off to sculpting in search of a continuous self-realization, thereby transforming her thoughts to forms and figures. Always eager to learn and employ new…Continue
Rabin Mondal has almost completed seven decades of a glorious journey with his art without a break. In August 2015 he had a solo exhibition at Gorky Sadan of Kolkata, titled ‘Colours of Freedom’, organized on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of Indian freedom. At the inauguration of the show he said in his…Continue
Art Day @ The Royal Calcutta Turf Club
In support of Naktala Shilpi Astha
9th of December ,2017 12pm onwards
When Art blends with Horse racing then you get the blending of Aakriti Art Gallery and the Royal Calcutta Turf Club coming together to jointly host a day dedicated to Art alongside the thundering of hooves. The activities and programs are Seven horse races which would also…Continue
Ramkumar, in his illustrious career encompassing seven decades, has created hundreds of enchanting works in the genres of drawing and painting. These works make us rejoice and observe the singular way in which he has used lines and colours – diligently and imaginatively,…Continue
Remixing Charm: Post-Painterly Art of the Local
3rd – 25th July, 2015
Aakriti Art Gallery
Orbit Enclave, First Floor
12/3A, Hungerford Street
Phones: +91 33 22893027 / +91 33 22895041
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Life is a like a palette stirred and mixed with different shades of emotions. Even if they are represented as either joy or sorrow, the in-between layers of emotions can be infinite just like the countless hues of colours that blend between the black and the white. P R Narvekar is one of the pioneer artists of our times in the country…Continue
‘A requiem, a prayer, a song’, an exhibition of works by contemporary artists is an elegy to collective pain of humanity. They evoke a sense of melancholy, a sense of the fading song, the desperate prayer. All that remains to be sung is the requiem. The exhibition would be curated by Ina Puri, dedicated to the legendary artist Rajendra Dhawan. The exhibition hosted by Aakriti Art Gallery, Delhi would be held from 31st January-28 February’ 2015.…Continue
The gradual evolution of Modernism in India in the post-independence era is also a unique tale of artistic endeavours, unending struggles and progression of vision against all odds by the artists to give birth to and deliver their individualistic language/s in art that made them the great Masters of Indian art of the twentieth century. The artworks of these Masters thus stand on their own to mark the emblematic journeys of each creator and the empowerment and enlightenment they could attain…Continue
Kolkata formerly Calcutta is a city shrouded in time warp basking in its earlier glory as the former capital of the country. Established in 1690, the city has ben immortalized time and again over the past three centuries, through art and litrature. Artists and photographers and writers have often embarked on a journey to reveal the mysteries of Calcutta. Many an adjective has been used to capture the essence of the city. Some romanticize the idea of Calcutta calling it,’Jewel of the East’, ‘…Continue
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