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Shyamal Dutta Ray
The Musician & The Camel Watercolour on Paper by Shyamal Dutta Ray "In Stock"

1992

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Shyamal Dutta Ray - Untitled - 20 x 29 inches (unframed size) Watercolor on Paper, 1992 Shyamal Dutta Ray , One of the most coveted Modernist of Bengal was a mater water colorist . His paintings , very few available are in important Individual , Gallery & Museum Collections in the World. This particular piece of the musician with the camel set in the architectural splendor of Rajasthan in India is an extremely high quality premium work by the master . Style : The poignant imagery in Shyamal Dutta Ray’s paintings stem from his personal experiences and his canvases reflect his attempts to render the complex visual world around him. Most of Ray’s work reflects the city life of Calcutta, with its happiness and sorrow, struggle and strife, poverty and hope. The works also exhibit a sense of irony, surrealism and awareness of a disintegrating society. About the Artist and his work : Born : Ranchi, Bihar in 1934. Education : He graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft in 1955. Career : Dutta Roy worked as art teacher at Jagadbhandu Institution in Calcutta. Art Career : Regarded as a master watercolourist, Ray is also a founding member of the Society of Contemporary Artists, an artists’ collective, that sought to introduce innovativeness into the art world of the 1960s. Shyamal Dutta Ray’s body of work constitutes a major turning point in the history of the Bengal school of art. Ray is credited with adding depth and intensity to the medium of watercolours, at a time when the Bengal school of Art traditionally used light and watery colours. His melancholic and pensive works reflect the contradictions of life around him. Selected Group Exhibitions: 2014 - Indian Divine: Gods & Goddesses in 19th and 20th Century Modern Art, DAG Modern, New Delhi, India. 2012 - Manisfestions VIII- 20th certury Indian Art, DAG Modern, New Delhi, India. 2011 - Reprise - 2011, Aicon Gallery, New York, USA, Greenwich Village. 2010 - Figure/Landscape: Part Two, Aicon Gallery, London, UK, Mayfair. 2009 - Tracing TIme, Works on Paper, Bodhi Art, Mumbai - Kalaghoda, India, Kala Ghoda. The artist passed away, but his work has continued to be posthumously exhibited. From 2006 to 2008, he was featured in two shows at Aicon Gallery, in New York. Honours and Awards : 1958 - Gold Medal, Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata 1968 - Rabindra Bharati University Award, Kolkata 1968 - Founder Member, Group 8, Kolkata 1972,73,75,78 - Birla academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata 1982 - National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi 1988 - Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore 1988 - Awarded Shiromoni Puraskar. Collections : His works are in the collections of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Glenbarra Museum, Japan. Death : 2005.

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  • Creator
    Shyamal Dutta Ray (1934 - 2005, Indian)
  • Creation Year
    1992
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28 in. (71.12 cm)Width: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Kolkata, IN
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU60438276642

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