Six artists one platform

first_imgWhen artists come together under one roof with different artworks for display, there is no place better than Lalit Kala Akademi, for art lovers. ‘Sadanga’, a group show by six contemporary artists from Kolkata, was inaugurated on Monday, February 29 at Lalit Kala Akademi, in the presence of art promoter, Manjula Singh, eminent artist Amitava Das and curator Ved Prakash Bhardwaj.The exhibition will continue till March 6. It seems that ‘bissextus’ (February 29, the extra added day in the Julian calendar every four years) was chosen especially to make the event memorable. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The show contains works of Jayosmita De, Mrityunjoy Chatterjee, Nilima Goel, Pratibha Sarkar, Samir K Dutta and Sarbani Sarkar, who work at the Lalit Kala Akademi in Kolkata. All artists, painters, print maker and sculptor represent new wave of art. They have been exploring different shades of life in metro cities, with the theme of cultural and social changes being the main focus in their creation. The one common thing is their deep concern about society even when they have separate medium of work.The artworks on display are a mix of different themes and forms, from paper mache works, to bronze sculptures to colourful paintings, all depicting meaningful connotations individually. Some of the most striking works are, ‘The king can do no wrong’ a wood work by Jayosmita De, ‘Travelogue’ by Mrityunjoy Chatterjee which is a work of pen and ink and ‘Pitcher’, a paper mache work by Nilima Goel.last_img

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