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Art for art’s sake

I dream of painting, and then I paint my dream’ - so rightly said by Vincent Van Gogh, the famous Dutch who was a post-impressionist painter. And these painters displaying their work at the India Habitat Centre are dreaming high.

Attempting to bring structure to the finer aspects of art Sangbit, Nostalgia colours, one of the youngest and the most interesting art promoting organisation, is in the Capital from March 10 to 15, at The India Habitat Centre.

It seeks to showcase the talents of artists like KG Subramanian, Suhas Roy, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Jogen Choudhury, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Sunil Das, Manoj Mitra, Subrata Gangopadhyay, Jayashree Chakravarty, Chandra Bhattacharyya, Atin Basak,  Sanatan Dinda and Nirjhar Bose.

Depicting women, Nostalgia Colours from Kolkata that is being hosted in the city by Sangbit - displays, exhibits and stocks the finest collection of contemporary and traditional art, sourced from all over the country.

 Its collections are a collection of India’s most sought after artists, well known for their artistic, aesthetic skills. The range of art includes serious collector’s items as well as genuinely astounding works of budding artists waiting to be discovered.

It is almost poetic coincidence that Nostalgia colours is located in Kolkata wherein art and culture reside in abundance. The collections exhibited are painted on papers, canvases, with pen and ink. And the prices range from Rs 25,000 to Rs 80,000.

“Being a part of such a city and being in love of its unique artistic vibrations, we are simply putting in our humble efforts to bring in more attention from the all over the world towards Indian art and culture,” said painter Suhas Roy.

The exhibition Sangbit, showcases some of the master artists of India, and their artworks, colours, brushes and canvases, through which they are trying to reflect the core idea that women are the most beautiful as well as most powerful creation of Mother Nature. The artworks that will be exhibited during the exhibition may vary considerably in size, composition, structure and nature, but speak one common language - the language of love and hope.

Love for art, culture and society that will give birth to hope of betterment of society in general and empowerment of women in particular.  The aim of the show is to reach out genuine art lovers and collectors, who otherwise are dependent upon the large galleries and auction houses to satisfy their artistic quench.

This is a small little step taken up by the organisation to establish that the authentic artworks of the master artists are made available at affordable prices.
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