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Aditya Basak

Calcutta, India 2 Followers

About Artist

Aditya Basak graduated in 1977 from the Govt. College of Art and Craft, Calcutta. Today, he is counted amongst the most successful artists of the younger crop. He is a master in the true pictorial and poetic tradition of the Bengal school, drawing from the practiced picture-making elements and visual styles of the 50s and 60s. Basak views through his creativity, human history and evolution and the progression/regression of human civilizations. His works have a haunting quality. His use of darker tones and shadows adds to the element of mystery pervailing in his canvases. Basak is the recipient of National Award of Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and the State Government Award, Calcutta. In 1998, he was awarded Senior fellowship in the field of Visual Art by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. He has held various group and solo exhibtions in India and abroad and his art is part of various well known collections across the country as well as outside it.

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  • About Artist

    Aditya Basak graduated in 1977 from the Govt. College of Art and Craft, Calcutta. Today, he is counted amongst the most successful artists of the younger crop. He is a master in the true pictorial and poetic tradition of the Bengal school, drawing from the practiced picture-making elements and visual styles of the 50s and 60s. Basak views through his creativity, human history and evolution and the progression/regression of human civilizations. His works have a haunting quality. His use of darker tones and shadows adds to the element of mystery pervailing in his canvases. Basak is the recipient of National Award of Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and the State Government Award, Calcutta. In 1998, he was awarded Senior fellowship in the field of Visual Art by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. He has held various group and solo exhibtions in India and abroad and his art is part of various well known collections across the country as well as outside it.

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