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Arpita Basu

Kolkata, India
1 Artworks | 3 Followers
About Artist

Arpita's favourite medium is the watercolour. Her earlier work was on silk but she has gradually moved to working on paper. She devotes time to preparing the paper, layering it with hand-made rice paper to achieve a fine texture. Arpita lives and works in Kolkata, in West Bengal, and is deeply rooted in the traditions, mores, culture and social life of Bengal. In Bengal, the Kantha tradition has seen a revival in recent years. The Kantha is a quilt. About three centuries ago in Bengal women would gather around at the end of the day and stitch together old saris to make s ...

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  • Flowers on Silk II -  by Arpita Basu, Painting | Mojarto
    Flowers on Silk II -
    By Arpita Basu
    15 X 20 Inches $ 563