Artist Pradip Sarkar recently exhibited his paintings at the art exhibition titled “TRIO” at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai. TRIO was a group show in which Pradip exhibited his paintings along with artists Nirmal Pathare and Vinay Sane.
Pradip Sarkar was born in Dhanbad in the state of Jharkhand. Pradip is a gifted artist and a recognised name in the Indian Contemporary art since 1995. He has had over 40 art exhibitions to his credit which include painting exhibitions at Lalit Kala Akademi – New Delhi, Bhubaneshwar, Jehangir Art Gallery – Mumbai, Academy of Fine Arts – Kolkata, Exhibition with M. F. Husain – Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai, Indian Academy of Fine Arts – Amritsar, World Trade Centre- Mumbai and many more. While working on the theme of current scenario, his focus is on the spiritual and cultural aspects of Indian society.
The artworks typically reflects his philosophy of life, his learning and leanings towards music and harmony. His observations are the subjects for his canvases as he plays around with geometric boxed forms. Pradip’s palette is warm, inviting and vivifying. His brush strokes exude serenity, soothing hues and a characteristic vibrancy that symbolises a frenetic pace and multitude of life’s elements.
Pradip has been painting since his childhood. The focus of his paintings is on the spiritual and cultural aspects of Indian society. He loves to sketch and create compositions. For him, ART is divine and he tries to express this philosophy through his canvases.
Artist Pradip Sarkar takes us on a tour of his paintings at the art exhibition
Listen to Pradip talk about his paintings on display as he takes us on a tour of his paintings at Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai.
Milind Vishwas Sathe is the founder of Art India Foundation, a non profit organisation, which runs "Khula Aasmaan" as its flagship project. Khula Aasmaan is a platform for creative expression by children. Khula Aasmaan is free.
Milind also runs Indiaart Gallery, the art portal www.indiaart.com and New Media Ventures which is a consulting firm in the area of digital strategy. He is an avid photographer and a blogger. His active interests include travel, photography, cycling, history, media and social transformation projects.
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