Birla Academy of Art and Culture to host Bengal Art Factory’s summer carnival of colors


Painting by Amit Banerjee

Bengal Art factory organizes its Carnival of summer colors, a collective exhibition which will present the works of 50 painters, two sculptors and two photographers. The exhibition was curated by Kinkar Banerjee and will be opened by former sheriff and prominent journalist Utpal Chatterjee, in the presence of WBSCHE member, scientist Dr Sanat Kumar Saha and Global Academy president Dr Suresh Kumar Agarwal.

My life is nourished by needles and thread – (0n patients with Alzheimer’s disease) photograph by Soumen Chakraborty

Among the painters, you can expect to see the acrylic works of Dalim Sen, the charcoal works of Kalyan Mukhopadhyay, the wood-fired paintings of Kartik Pramanik, as well as the works of the famous sculptor Avijit Das and the photographer. Soumen Chakraborty. There will also be other works of art, for example landscape paintings, portraits and realistic paintings.

Work by Dalim Sen

“Through this exhibition, we want to promote both established and upcoming artists from all over West Bengal under one roof. It also makes works of art more market-oriented and facilitates sustainability for artists, ”said Kinkar Banerjee, founder of Bengal Art Factory and curator of the exhibition.

Painting by Debanand Ulup (Guwahati)

Soumen Chakraborty, who specializes in portrait photography, will exhibit four photographs from his collection, one of which is of a woman playing Holi, another of the silhouette of a man standing under a tree in Maidan and another very coveted. are those of two hands, holding a needle and thread. “Through the hands, I was trying to portray the struggle of a woman, a patient with Alzheimer’s, who struggles to keep a grip on reality, but it escapes her every day. I’ve been presenting my work with the Bengal Art Factory for a long time, ”says Soumen, who has been associated with ICCR and has been practicing photography for six years now.

At the Birla Academy of Art and Culture. June 4 June 9, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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