Abstracts as reflection of inner self

Delicate Artwork

Abstracts as reflection  of inner self

Drawings from the 60’s’, an exhibition of drawings by well known artist Ramkumar is a travelling exhibition which was previously held at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, is now in the city to delight art lovers.

Previously unexhibited works, along with the existing collection are part of this exhibition.

The display has been curated by poet and art-critic Prayag Shukla, a close associate of Ramkumar, who has also written extensively on the artist.

Regarded as one of the first generation artists of post-independence India, Ramkumar’s contemporaries included names likes MF Husain, FN Souza, SH Raza and Akbar Padamsee.

The artist’s artistic journey began at Sharada Ukil school of Art from where he later went to Paris and trained under Andre Lhote and Fernand Legar.

The 20th century modernism in Paris, Vienna and London served as an inspiration for him, combined with inherent Indianness.

Ramkumar as an artist has evolved from his short-lived figurative phase into a master of abstractions.

The drawings of Ramkumar reflect sheer beauty through perfect lines, creating an experience for the viewers.

Drawings presented in the show are a sensitive charting of the happenings around in fine lines.

They speak volumes about Ramkumar’s delicate artwork. These drawings will take the viewers into a memorable, colourful journey of the artist and engage them with his thoughts and view of life.

The exhibition provides a glimpse of Ramkumar’s works which directly connect with one’s inner self and reveal a world of infinite depth and beauty.

The exhibition is on till November 29 at the Aakriti Art Gallery, F-213/A, Old MB Road, Lado Sarai from 11 am to 7 pm.

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