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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SERIGRAPH, 1990 Collection Anant Art Delhi
Jyoti Bhatt’s Ganesha serigraph original was part of his solo exhibition at Bihar Museum Patna last year. Bhatt told me the beauty of Ganesha is its form that transcends all faiths and unites minds.
Known as the giver of counsel and remover of obstacles for humans and deities alike, although his elephant-headed form lends a playful quality, Ganesha's significance is profound…Continue
PRAMOD MANN : TREE NYMPH Black marble
ART PILGRIM, DELHI
On a pedestal stood a black marble head, a face of aquiline features, it had a charisma that drew me to its compositional control and clarity of thought. Instantly I wanted to know who it was and I was told the name of Pramod Mann. In 31 years I have never come across his name or work, but this work called Tree Nymph drew me into its maw.
I came back…Continue
RICHARD AVEDON PORTRAITS:
Yesterday I came across a stunning expressive portrait of Edward Gorey taken by the brilliant Richard Avedon.This black and white study is at once austere and full of a deep sense of calm as well as a rare melancholy that is born of meditation. It has Gorey's cat nestled around his neck like a warm furry muffler. The cat is comfortable seated in reverie curled around her master's nack happy to have a place to sink into langour as it were.
Aakriti Art Gallery, in its wonderful journey of over a decade, has created a niche for itself in Indian Art. With the purpose of serving its audience with the finest strokes by the Masters as well as the budding artists, Aakriti has never failed to amaze its patrons. Having established a footing in Kolkata, Aakriti is ready to continue its cultural and artistic rendezvous with art aficionados in Mumbai. In the seventh edition of the India Art Festival at Nehru Center, Worli, its…Continue
8th – 29th September 2018
With the festive season setting in, Aakriti Art Gallery is hosting the 6th edition of the ‘Affordable September Art Mela’ in…Continue
Two artists, Shripad Gurav and Nandini Raikar amongst many others, won accolades in the category of painting amongst 6000 entries, conducted by the Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation this year.
Shripad Gurav is shaken by the behaviour and habits of the people of Goa. Their way of dressing arouses him. His art is also influenced by the genesis of Portuguese families.…Continue
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.’
“Head”, 1956, 29.5” x 21.75”, Watercolour on paper, Image Courtesy :…Continue
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
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