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Manifestations of the Mystique
6th May to 31st May , 2013
The present show revisits a historical moment in art history with the works of four great acclaimed Masters of Indian art: Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Gopal Ghosh, and Gobardhan Ash and also makes an attempt to question a number of just stated such ‘little tested assumptions’ at a time when more mass culture has spawned its spurious harmonies. As debased modernism retreats more and more into deviance and dissonance, Aakriti Art Gallery feels…Continue
Posted by SRINIA CHOWDHURY on April 27, 2013 at 2:40pm
Posted by SRINIA CHOWDHURY on April 25, 2013 at 1:13pm
Aakriti Gallery is pleased to inform that the latest issue of ART india is now in the artshop. This issue of art
India talks about curating art and its various issues and possibilities. Its a must read for everyone related to art as times are changing so is the the style of curating.
Hurry get your issue before stocks finish!!
Posted by SRINIA CHOWDHURY on March 22, 2013 at 11:56am
Celebrating an extraordinary sixty years of innovation, creation and colourful expression. Samir Mondal, who turned 60 in Mach 2012, concludes the series of celebrations of this occasion by creating another special show of watercolours – ‘EMANATION’
Paintings done in his masterly, inimitable style with watercolours on archival Arches paper. Watercolours that dance and flow to his tune. Watercolours showing fluidity, a transparency yet richness that no other artist can match.
In keeping with the celebratory occasion, all the paintings are still lives with a floral theme. Flowers are greetings of love and life.
Samir’s styles of Still Life paintings have evolved hugely over these sixty years. From the early, formal, stilted style of the British school of painting to the…Continue
Posted by SRINIA CHOWDHURY on March 18, 2013 at 1:00pm
A new issue of ART AND DEAL for the month of MARCH 2013 has arrived in the Aakriti Art Shop for sale. this time art and deal discusses the folk and tribal art in contemporary platforms in detail. this issue is for keeps. I have got my copy. have you got yours?? Buy before stocks go NIL...
Posted by SRINIA CHOWDHURY on March 11, 2013 at 1:33pm
Aakriti Art Gallery presents the works of Hari Krishna Bag and Loka Nithi Bag. They are going to exhibit their volume of works at a joint-show . Loka's are a pleasure to the eyes as her imagery penetrates right to the heart and offers a soulful experience. While, Hare's paintings, and prints alike, provide food for thought to the viewers with its hints of socio-political affairs.
Hare Krishna Bag was born in India, and was Head of the Department of Printmaking at Rabindra BharatiUniversity in Calcutta before arriving in Australia in 1992. This…Continue
Posted by Abhishek Mondal on March 5, 2013 at 8:02pm
Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey.
Witness the passage of time, through an artistic presentation of refined collectables at Legacy- a storehouse of collector’s dream, collecting and selling exquisite period furniture, jewellery, and decorative art, which have been sourced from all parts of the world under one roof. As a brainchild of Mr. Vikram Bachhawat, the founder and Director of Aakriti Art Gallery; Legacy will mark a new chapter in the city of Kolkata for housing some of the most timeless pieces of handmade furniture of mahogany, siris and teak using traditional joinery. Exotic old jadau jewellery as well as rings, bracelets,…Continue
Posted by Abhishek Mondal on February 23, 2013 at 12:17pm
"For life is too short/For life is too long/Pray us to sit still/And not to sit still" (T.S.Eliot).
Aakriti Art Gallery presents an exhibition of nine contemporary artists from Kolkata. Realistic, abstract realistic, abstract expressionistic and sometimes existentialist-these varied genres comprise this entire show. But the importance of the show lies in each artist manifesting his own set of perceptions and developing his own way of recording the same. Each one's language has evolved through his creative and innovative use of visual vocabularies, pronounced distinctly for us to decode, interpret and enjoy.…Continue
Posted by Abhishek Mondal on February 18, 2013 at 11:45am
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, 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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The present show revisits a historical moment in art history with the works of four great acclaimed Masters of Indian art: Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Gopal Ghosh, and Gobardhan Ash and also makes an…
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folk media find its way to the global market , which seems like a good thing for the artists - speaking of Patachitra here in Bengal. The artists for whom the art was dying some years ago, dying…Continue
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