Journalist Arup K Datta relaunched his book on art, 'Shapes & Forms' republished by 'Akar Prakar'
Kolkata, July 10 (IBNS): Journalist Arup K Datta, who relaunched his book on art, 'Shapes & Forms' at a city gallery here on Monday, said that currently many people are taking interest in Indian art.
Arup K Datta's book, 'Shapes & Forms', which was first published in 1973, has been republished by 'Akar Prakar' art gallery.
The author, at the launch, said: "My book was first published in 1970's. But, at that point of time people were hardly interested in any artwork offered by Indian artists. Naturally, there was no market for the book."
"Today, the scenario has changed significantly. We have so many art galleries in different cities. Almost one lakh artists are working these days."
"Back at that time, though I received good reviews about my book, I never had the market. Now, when people are taking interest in arts I thought that it will be a good idea to re-launch my book" added the author.
The book 'Shapes & Forms' throws light on the life and works of few noted Indian artists.
Talking about his book the author said: "My book is a study of five noted artists of Bengal and their work. Their style differs, as their subjects and interests, their common ground being a refreshing departure from the traditional Indian art form."
"My book features the work of artists like Sunil Madhav Sen, Nirode Mazumdar, Prokash Karmakar, Dhiraj Choudhury and Sunil Das."
Artist Sunil Das, who was present at the event, said: "I would say that it is an excellent effort put forward by Arup. We need to promote Indian art. In order to do so we need to contribute in the process."
(Reporting by Shreejata Niyogi, images by Somnath Roy Chowdhury)
Image caption: 'Shapes & Forms' a treatise on five Calcutta Artists authored by Arup K Datta was released on Tuesday (July 10, 2012) at Akar prakar in Kolkata. The book 'Shapes & Forms', which was first published in 1973, throws light on the life and works of five noted Indian artists and their works. The artists featured are Sunil Madhav Sen, Nirode Mazumdar, Prokash Karmakar,Dhiraj Choudhury and Sunil Das.
No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.
|Kolkata august 21 2013: Overdose and Akar Prakar inaugurated an exhibition based on the soon to be released film Tasher Desh at Akar Prakar in Kolkata|
|Kolkata, May 16 (IBNS): Art gallery Akar Prakar celebrated the birth centenary of late legendary painter Gopal Ghosh, with a painting exhibition here|
|Akar Prakar and Musui Art Foundation hosted an exhibition of photographs - Image of Jyotish Chakravarty - curated by K S Radhakrishnan in Kolkata on F|
|Hyderabad, May 27/2013 : D.K.Aruna, Minister for I&PR is seen releasing the Book "Bio-Diversity Conservation" written by M.A.Rahim, Sr.Journalist a|
|Caption Photo 1
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha proceeding for a sortie in MiG 27 aircraft at Kalaikunda airbase on 14 Mar
|Hyderabad, Jan 5 (THD News): A book titled ANTARMADHANAM authored by Sri G. Kesava Murthy, Journalist from Warangal was released by the Commissioner I|
|Mumbai, Aug 2 (IBNS): Best-selling author Rekha Shetty's latest book titled Innovation Secrets of Indian CEOs was launched here on Wednesday.
|Telangana journalist forum PRAANAHITHA book Release function Allam
narayana at telugu univrsity Nampally Hyderabad. Pic RSJ Thomas
|Kolkata, Feb 13 (IBNS): Amidst dazzling milieu, ace journalist, diplomat and author Sitaram Sharma on Tuesday launched his latest novel titled, 'West|
|India National News
According to reports, Swaraj owns cash reserves worth Rs 1.2 lakh.
She has Rs 5.7 crore as investments and bank deposits.
She and her husband Swaraj Kaushal own jewellery worth Rs 24.4 lakh.
Her properties in Haryana, Delhi and Mumbai are valued at Rs 8.3 crore. ... Read More