WAR

OR

PEACE ?

GALLERY KOLKATA presents
Curated by Mrinal Ghosh
Participating Artists: Adip Dutta | Arindam Chatterjee | Ashok Bhowmik | Chandra Bhattacharya | Chhatrapati Dutta | Debanjan Roy | Jayashree Chakraborty | Kanchan Dasgupta | Krishna Murari | Partha Pratim Deb Paula Sengupta | Probir Gupta | Rabin Roy | Samindranath Majumdar | Samir Roy | Santanu Maity | Shipra Bhattacharya| Swapan Kumar Mallick | Viveek Sharma
Saturday, 15th November 2014 – 6pm -8.30 pm
Show runs through Saturday, 3rd January, 2015 (11am-7pm daily, except Sunday)
Venue : Gallery Kolkata 41 Shakespeare Sarani , 2nd Floor , Duckback House Kolkata 17 ( near kala mandir)
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About the Show :
We have planned this exhibition ‘War or Peace?’ at Gallery Kolkata to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the First World War .The Great War started on 28 July 1914 and lasted for four years. It caused the death of eight million people and collapse of three empires – Germany, Austro-Hungary and Russia. It was the first industrial war that globalised not only the technology of war and victims of it but also the structure and nature of violence, where human ethics turned to be totally inconsequential that ultimately gave rise to the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to bring a forceful end to the Second World War in 1945. The impact of First World War on human civilization and human memory is therefore devastating. It unleashed the shame on the existence of every human being…. Read More...

Arindam Chatterjee
The Cradle
Charcoal on Canvas
48 X 48 inches
2014

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Ashok Bhowmick
Untitled
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 inches
2014

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Ashok Bhowmick
Untitled
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 inches
2014

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Chandra Bhattacharya
An Illusion of Peace
Acrylic on canvas
48 X 52 inchs
2014

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Debanjan Roy
Absence of Bapu
Fiberglass with acrylic paint
66x72x48 Inches

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Adip Dutta
Protect Me Well And Hurt Me Deep
Ink and Brush on Paper
30 x 127 Inches
2014

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Swapan Kumar Mullick
Make Love, Not War
Ink on acid-free paper
35 x 40 Inches
2014

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Swapan Kumar Mullick
The Anatomy of Hostility & Hatred
Ink on acid-free paper
35 x 40 Inches
2014

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Partha Pratim Deb
Untitled
Mixed Media on canvas
24x36 Inches
2014

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Partha Pratim Deb
Untitled
Mixed media on canvas
24x36 Inches
2014

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Paula Sen Gupta
Lv Colin
Woodblock printing, serigraphy, hand embroidery & appliqu? on found textiles & acrylic
45 X 42 Inches
2011

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Paula Sen Gupta
Lv Kutu
Woodblock printing, serigraphy, hand embroidery & appliqu? on found textiles & acrylic
52 X 48 Inches
2011

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Prabir Gupta
metamorphic black box
4l Inches

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Samindranath Majumdar
It always happens to other people
Acrylic, ink, marble dust , rope, jute, rice paper on canvas
66 x 66 Inches
2010-2014

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Samir Roy
Frozen Homage
Mixed Media
64 x 48 Inches
2014

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Shipra Bhattacharya
Untitled
Oil & Acrylic on canvas
48x 60 Inches
2014

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Rabin Ray
Destruction-I
Paper & paper pulf, Hair , graphite, Water Colour on paper,
30 x 40 Inches
2014

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Rabin Roy
Destruction-II
Paper & paper pulf, Hair , graphite, Water Colour on paper,
30 x 40 Inches
2014

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Samir Roy
Remonstration
Mixed Media
40x46 Inches
2014

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Santanu Maity
Nature Spirit
Acrylic on canvas
36x36 Inches
2014

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Santanu Maity
Love remains
Acrylic on canvas
58 x48 Inches
2014

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