Kolkata gallery displays contemporary greats

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 08, 2013 13:13 hrs

Mirage Art Gallery inaugurated Festive Springs, a painting exhibition of some of the greatest contemporary Indian painters on Thursday in Kolkata.

The exhibition showcases the paintings of distinguished painters such as, M F Hussain, S H Raza, Akbar Padamsee, Paritosh Sen, Krishen Khanna, Ram Kumar, Ganesh Pyne, Jogen Choudhury, Lalu Prasad Shaw.

The collection also includes works of Atanu Mukherjee, Amit Bhar, Shailesh BO, Satish Chauhan , Biswajit Roy, Chandra Bhattacharjee ,Subrata Gangopadhyay, Abdul Salam, R B Bhaskaran, Rakhee Roy , Swati Pasari, Satish Chauhan

In addition there is an exclusive paper collage by Ashok Kumar Varma.

The event was officially inaugurated by Dance educationist and Choreographer, Alokananda Roy on Thursday.

Other people present at the event were corporate trainer and image consultant Saira Shah Halim, Imran Zaki of FACES or Friends of Alumni, Colleges, Educational Institutes And Schools (FACES), international pianist Rajlakshmi Ghosh besides painter Wasim Kapoor and music composer Debajyoti Mishra.

The event was organised by the owners of Mirage, Virendra Daga and Sandip Somani

The exhibition is curated by Jyotirmoy Bhattachary who sayshe aims to cater to the aesthetic needs of the people and works with the motto of generating, sustaining and developing people's interest for art and creativity.

Virendra Daga, said, "At Mirage, we would like to draw the attention of art lovers with the works of the pioneers and would also strive to provide a platform for those artists who use their style innovatively."

Sandip Somani said Mirage has evolved as an important arena for artistic display and is committed to bring concurrent Indian art to pivotal attention, coupled with penetrating insight for picking up some of the best names in the art circuit.

The exhibition will remain open till 24th March 2013 at Mirage Art Gallery in New Alipore.

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