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Kalidas Karmakar on exhibition

Update : 14 Dec 2015, 06:48 PM

Kalidas Karmakar, an experienced and internationally renowned artist, returns to the limelight with his 71st solo exhibition titled Alluvial Realization at Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Badda.

The artistic prowess of Kalidas Karmakar has scaled the heights of prolific glory and towered beyond most artists. His constant endeavor lies in achieving freedom from pain, frustration and decadence and his noble and glorious artworks are the reflections of his firm determination and sincere dedication to its pursuit.

In his artistic journey, Alluvial Realization is an impressive addition to the previous alluvial series of the artist. Karmakar, having a vigorous and elongated relationship with brush and colour, unveils 65 inspirational artworks under the titles of Alluvial Soul, Alluvial Symbol, Alluvial Rhythm, Alluvial Awakening, Alluvial Dimension, Alluvial Face and Alluvial Inner Eye. These pieces are imbued with memory and meaning, and are not only paintings but reproduced as a constant companion to our ordinary lives. The maker takes us close to personal world of realism and helps us sink deep into the realisation in routine lives. All artworks in this exhibition are insightful and contain a connectivity with consciousness.

The exhibit portrays his experimental array of art forms through innovative uses of multiple media including acrylics, digital lithography, ink, woodblock, media - collage and printmaking.

Born in Faridpur in 1946, Kalidas Karmakar, devoted his life to art and learning. He graduated from Kolkata Government College of Fine Arts and Crafts in 1969. He has also studied at prestigious institutes in France, Poland, Japan and the USA. Displaying his works in nearly 50 countries around the world, his intense realisation has found its exposure through his artworks for years.

Inaugurated on December 4, the exhibition will remain open for everybody from 10am to 8pm till December 22. 

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