The Vivacious: Depicting women as source of love
Enjoy the glimpse of abstract art by artist Mrinmoy Barua, in an upcoming exhibition titled 'The Vivacious'. Curated by Nipun Soin, the art show will be held at the Indian Habitat Centre, from July 28 – 31.
'The Vivacious' celebrates Mrinmoy's vision of an inner force that compels and emboldens us to live life to the fullest. His abstract art has a uniqueness which portrays a blend of high course and flat course textures, superimposed by a perfect balance of vibrant brush strokes, along with the highly precise roller and spatula impact.
Mrinmoy's figurative works portray sentiments of force, power, freedom, ecstasy, life and spirituality. He believes in women empowerment and depicts the female form as a source of life and inspiration,spirituality, and love.
The title of the exhibition itself indicates the sparkling force and liveliness of womanhood.
Every illustration of art at 'The Vivacious' reflect the viewer's inner emotions and subsequently relate to them.
Mrinmoy Barua, who was born in 1972 in Kolkata, believes that he inherited his passion and love for contemporary art prints from his maternal grandfather who was a righteous freedom fighter during the freedom struggle.
Mrinmoy in his long professional journey of 24 years is known for his unique style of abstract art and mammoth size figurative canvas paintings.
Apart from winning various state-level awards starting with Shankar's International Award, Al-Flaha Merit Scholarship, Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi, All India Fine Art and Craft Society, he was honoured with National award in 2002 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Besides this, he has also participated in various prestigious exhibitions at Birla Academy, Kolkata, Lalit Kala Academy, Assam and Kala Khazana in Phuket.