Pradip Maitra

Pradip Maitra holds a diploma from Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship Kolkata. The contemporary modern artist paints in abstract style. He uses a variety of colours to blend the past with the present. Old buildings, monuments and steam engines are recurring themes in his artworks. He is a member of Society of Contemporary Artists…

Phalguni Dasgupta

Phalguni Dasgupta is a versatile artist. In 1959, he graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (now Kolkata). He joined the art department of Bimal Roy Productions in 1960 where he worked for two years. After this he taught for seven years at Sainik school in Purulia. He later worked as an…

Partha Shaw

Partha Shaw was born in 1971 in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He is the son of the eminent artist, Lalu Prasad Shaw. The young artist was attracted towards art in his childhood. He completed his education from the prestigious Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan and has consciously developed his unique style.

Paritosh Sen

Paritosh Sen was born in 1919 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He had a diploma in fine arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras (now Chennai). He was also the founder member of the Calcutta Group, which played a significant role in shaping up the modern art in India in the pre-Independence days. In…

Paresh Maity

“Water-colours are my heart & soul” says Paresh Maity who over a period of the last 20 years has achieved proficiency in the medium a few can claim. Paresh Maity, on whatever surface he may choose, be it paper, canvas or any other medium, creates magic. The colours are vibrant, and echo the passion of…

Ompal Sansanwal

Ompal Sansanwal was born in 1964. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the College of Art and Crafts, Kolkata, in 1987 and 1992 respectively. Sansanwal’s works are easily identified by the convoluted labyrinth-like maze of colours through which he depicts his larger themes. The figurative elements of his depictions merge effortlessly into the…

Maya Burman

Maya Burman (born 1971) is a contemporary artist of Indian parentage living in France. She works mainly in pen and ink, and watercolor; her paintings are delicate and usually have a strong fantasy element. The striking thing about her paintings is the amount of detail in them. In formal terms Maya Burmans paintings have a…