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.
This is a forum to reach out to anybody interested in art—be it painting, sculpture, print making, creative photography,video art,conceptual art, new media or antiques,collectibles,films,furniture and music. This is a space not only for the practitioners of different forms of art, but also collectors, connoisseurs and critics. And in this space you have a wide choice—of exchanging notes, holding debates, checking out the works in Aakriti's collection and even buying them from our website if you so fancy. Going beyond the limit of a physical exhibition, a geographical boundary and being in touch—that is the main aim of this forum. This forum will also notify members of upcoming events at Aakriti, while at the same time acting as a virtual exhibition arena to showcase works by members across the world.
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Bachhawat Foundation is a not for profit organization dedicated to literature, art and culture. Set in the serene atmosphere of suburban Kolkata at Badu, providing equipments and opportunity for artist, printmakers and sculptors to channelize their creative energies. The foundation has been instrumental in hosting art camps and workshops. The state of the art sculpture and printmaking studio provides for a rare opportunity for the artist to practice their craft.
Posted by Nandini Moitra on October 30, 2014 at 5:33pm
‘Abandoning his stringent-abstractionist persona, Ramkumar declares himself as an amorist of the landscape. The true object of his art is not to render the landscape, but to love it: the true subject of his art is the landscape as Beloved.’- Ranjit Hoskote
Ramkumar, one of the most prolific names in…Continue
Posted by Nandini Moitra on October 20, 2014 at 6:30pm
Over the past few years, the commercial art market in India was deeply affected by the global recession. Inspite of the dismal state of the Indian Art maket, Aakriti Art Gallery continued to thrive and established itself as one of the important galleries in the country.
Over the past one year Aakriti has done commendable activities. One of their many endeavours is to keep the spirit of Modern Indian…Continue
Posted by Nandini Moitra on October 10, 2014 at 7:15pm
Contemporary – the word retains its relevance through every era in history. The spatial-temporal context of the subjects being dealt with, distinguishes contemporary art from the art of by-gone eras. Though it gives us an impression that the art of the present context is being termed as Contemporary Art – well it could be the other name for Modern Art, yet ‘contemporary’ in art can always be something present in any conjuncture of history as per its own application and pertinence. But when…Continue
Posted by Nandini Moitra on October 4, 2014 at 1:30pm
Gen-Next exhibition is a project of Aakriti Gallery to find and showcase the new direction of the contemporary art by the younger generation of artists below forty of our country. The first Gen-Next show was held in 2006 from October 1 to 15 to celebrate the first anniversary of the gallery formed in 2005. In the introduction to the exhibition Vikram Bachhawat, the director of the gallery, wrote: ‘The show brings together a mélange of image and expressions that are compelling, engaging and…Continue
Posted by Nandini Moitra on September 30, 2014 at 6:56pm
With each new generation a new synergy comes to the artistic endeavours, and this synergy needs to be located, presented, documented and encouraged so that its manifestations are not lost, and it gets a new boost. Precisely this is what the ‘GenNext’ shows have been doing for the past several years with much care and concern. Each year, we look forward to this show mounted and well documented by Aakriti Art Gallery in Kolkata. This year the exhibition would be…Continue
Posted by Nandini Moitra on September 29, 2014 at 12:42pm
One of the key initiatives of Aakriti Art Gallery is the constant search for unexplored territories in modern contemporary art beyond boundaries. Over the past ten years Aakriti has thrived to provid…
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