Aakriti Art Gallery of Kolkata, in association with the Kalakriti Art Gallery of Hyderabad, is organising a joint exhibition of sculpture from 29th November to 9th December. Titled Next Generation, this show has 10 sculptors - namely Akhil Chandra Das, Bhabotosh Sutar, Chandan Bhandary, Chandan Das, Nantu Behari Das, Pallab Das, Pradip Mondal, Sanjay Das, Subrata Biswas and Tapas Biswas, all from Kolkata - exhibiting 20 latest works.
Akhil Chandra is a postgraduate in sculpture from the M S University of Baroda. Bhabotosh graduated from the Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata in painting (Western style), but concentrated on sculpting. Chandan did his MFA in Sculpture from the I K S University, Chhattisgarh. Nantu has done an MVA in Sculpture from the Rabindra Bharathi University, Kolkata. Pallab is a student from Kala Bhavana.
Pradip has done an MVA in sculpture from the Govt. College of Art & Craft while Sanjoy completed MVA in sculpture from the Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata. Subrata, more popularly called Pakhi, is a postgraduate in sculpture from the Rabindra Bharathi University, Kolkata. A postgraduate in sculpture from the Benaras Hindu University, Tapas has been awarded the Young Emerging Artist in Sculpture. Chandan holds a Master's Degree in Visual Arts, Sculpture, from M S University of Baroda.
All these artists have participated together in Gen Next I and Gen Next II shows at the Aakriti Art Gallery, and also in various exhibitions at Mumbai and Delhi. They are exhibiting in Hyderabad for the first time.
Entry is free for everyone. Please contact Kalakriti Art Gallery at 6656-4466 for further details.