- Shankar Ghosh
Shankar Ghosh's work has been commended for their aesthetic designs and each creation is imbued with an ethereal quality.
His sculptures are inspired by various facets of his environment, the human form and different types of shapes. The sculptures are usually medium size and very personalized with monumental quality in its forms. He feels his sculptures take him into an imaginary realm, where all the encounters are one to one interactions with these art forms, far beyond the materialistic world and the realities of daily existence. While creating these masterpieces, moulding them, erecting them and placing them on a pedestal what he experiences is sheer exhilaration.
He has held 13 solo exhibitions. First show was in 1963 in Calcutta then after in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata. Participated in over two hundred group and annual exhibitions at Lalit Kala Academy (Delhi), Academy of Fine Arts (Calcutta), Birla Academy of Art & Culture (Calcutta) and All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (Delhi), Chitrakala Parisad (Bangalore) and in many other galleries.
Because of their uniqueness, Shankar Ghosh's sculptures have added stature to the private collection of many an art connoisseur. Quite a few of the sculptures are also on collection display at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Chitrakala Parisad, Bangalore; Birla Academy of Art & Culture and at Switzarland Municipal Park.
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