Style : Aditya Basak has a fascination for fantasies that fringe on the real world. He strives to give form to the harsh realities of life and the strange thoughts that lurk in the corners of the subconscious, and both give his paintings a disturbing, haunting quality.
About the Artist & his work :
Born : Aditya Basak born in 1953, India.
Basak’s journey as an artist began with his graduation in 1977 from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata.
Selected Exhibitions :
Thirteen group shows in Calcutta, Mumbai, New Delhi, including the National Exhibition, AFA, Birla Academy, Eastern India Exhibition, The Bombay Art Society Centenary, Art Mosaic, Calcutta through The Eye of Painters etc.
Honours and Awards :
1986 – National Award, For Painting
1986 – State Government Award, Kolkata
1986 – Senior Fellowship in the field of Visual Art, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
1984 – Member, Society of Contemporary Artists
1975-77 – Scholarship, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata.