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Samir Mondal

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Birthplace
West Bengal

Birth year
1952

Lives in
Mumbai, India

Works in
Mumbai, India

Website

Schools
Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, Calcutta, 1975, graduate

Tags
exhibition/performance, cultural-center, gallery, figurative, research, abstract, modern, surrealism, landscape, realism, arts-education

Statement

Samir Mondal (b. 1952)

 

Samir Mondal's most amazing contribution to Indian art of modern times is a continual revival of water colour. His water colours have never lost their originality, their innovativeness and their classic elegance, yet they are truly modern paintings.

 

An alumnus of Government College of Arts, Kolkata, Mondal has held 34 solo shows and participated in many important group exhibitions in major cities of India and abroad.

 

Explored major cities of Germany for art study under INDO-FRG Cultural Exchange Programme by DAAD.

 

Participated in many prestigious Art auctions by Christies and others.

 

Visited Paris, Germany, Dubai, Mauritius, Australia, Bangkok, Kenya, Israel, Egypt, Russia and Morocco.

 

Mondal has received many prestigious Awards including AIFACS, New Delhi, West Bengal State Academy Award (twice), Academy of Fine Arts Award (twice) and A.P. Council of Artists Hyderabad.

 

His works are part of valued collections of National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, Museums of Karnataka, RPG Enterprises, Standard Chartered Bank, Tata Steel, Birla group of companies, ICI India Ltd., Benson and Hedges, Morarji Mills, Brooke Bond, Citibank, Ministry of External Affairs, India, Office of Star Plus, DSP Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Solomon Smith Barney India Ltd., MICO India, Bangalore, J P Morgan and many personal collections in India and abroad.

 

Samir Mondal lives and works in Mumbai.

Recent Exhibits

Samir Mondal participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2014 An Exhibition of Small Formats
Gallery Sumukha - Bangalore
 
Aug, 2013 Think Small! a big show of small works (Second Edition)
Art Alive Gallery, DELHI
 
Mar, 2013 EMANATION
Aakriti Art Gallery - Kolkata
 
Mar, 2013 Visual Polyphony 2
Shridharani Gallery
 
Oct, 2012 AN ALCHEMY OF SPACE, PEOPLE, WORKS, AND IDEAS - Celebrating 40 Years of Cymroza
Cymroza Art Gallery
 
Jul, 2012 WISHES
Gallery Sumukha - Bangalore
 
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