The present is often not enough for the romantic; the bygone era has a certain appeal to it. The obvious appeal of arts and collectibles is that they tell a certain story and transports the owner to a more perfect world from the past. ‘Legacy’ is the house of decorative arts, collectibles and hand crafted furniture in Kolkata. The new exhibition of furniture and decorative arts at Legacy is a tribute to nostalgia and beauty. It would feature timeless objects of decorative art of bygone eras and furniture to ignite our aesthetic sensibilities and innate artistic rhythm in our lives. The exhibition would be held between 8th to 30th September.
There is an obvious appeal to decorative arts as they have a certain story to tell. Besides the obvious aesthetic appeal, one gets to glimpse a myriad of cultural anthropology. Every object tells a well – documented story. If you are interested in decorative sculpture, you may find yourself mingling with some of the most stunning Italian alabaster busts. The collection comprises of carved rose quartz lamps, porcelain vases and glass artefacts. Early prints and lithographs from the Raj and books would also be featured.
.Certain rare paintings by old masters would also be put to display What makes this collection rare and wonderful is that they are not merely objet d'art, but a revelation of grace and beauty. All the objects displayed here are hand- picked from various families of Bengal.
The exhibition would feature hand crafted furniture, designed by Chisel Arts, an initiative by Amitabh Bachhawat. He is a reputed designer of fine hand crafted furniture for a high end global audience. Each piece is made using traditional methods, employing the designs from the past to suit a more modern lifestyle. This rare and wonderful collection is not merely objet d'art, but a revelation of grace and beauty.
This exhibition would transport you to a time zone of refinement and chic and that you’d love to traverse again and again.
The link to the website : http://www.legacyarttreasures.com/