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Viewing Text of Pablo Picasso's 'La Plage, Juan-Les-Pins' (The Beach at Juan-Les-Pins, 1937) for a private collector

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-MI2LmMJ83_gnCcp4YhEmEnkLJINzxmDREgEhfUXqgk/edit?usp=sharing (Text and Image Rights: Private Collector. This virtual document is exclusively for non-commercial viewing purposes.) [more]
Posted by Sourav Roy on 11/16

Exhibition Text for 'Body As Site' Twin Solo of Buddhadev Mukherjee and Vidha Saumya, August 25 - October 15, 2015

Neither of the artists here would settle for subtle aftertastes for the viewers. They would want to leave you vaguely uneasy. This vague uneasiness, which should linger and bring up fruitful thoughts about how we are doing in this messy world of ours, would be to do with the rare breed of humour that flows like dark bile under the skins of the people in both suites of works. Both Buddhadev and Vidha are expert mark-makers (or rather linesmiths). Their lines, filtered multiple times through... [more]
Posted by Sourav Roy on 5/16

গণেশ পাইন : অজানাকে শিখে নেওয়া

  এই সভায় সহবক্তাদের সাথে  আমার ফারাক শুধু বয়সের ও জ্ঞানের নয়। এঁদের মত গণেশ পাইনকে ব্যাক্তিগতভাবে জানার সৌভাগ্য আমার হয় নি।  ... এই যে দুর্ভাগ্যজনক দূরত্ব, যার মাঝে এখন মৃত্যুর আড়াল পড়েছে, তা পার করতে দুঃসাহস ছাড়া আর কি কি আমার পাথেয় হতে পারে? Full text at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1dyILjPMuyCcEN4TFg4a3RETms/view?usp=sharing (Talk Delivered at Akar Prakar Kolkata on a public event titled 'The Unknown Ganesh Pyne' on March 24, 2017) [more]
Posted by Sourav Roy on 3/25

Reanimating Ganesh Pyne’s younger days in the arts

The ongoing exhibition at Akar Prakar Kolkata is divided across two spaces. The smaller, closed space has fifteen frames from a stop-motion animation film while the large, airy space, has ten landscapes meant to be used as backgrounds for different animation projects. These twenty five works are but a few leaves from the two decades (1959-1978) of day-long back-breaking toil of a younger Ganesh Pyne (b. 1937), freshly out of Government College of Art & Craft (Diploma in Drawing &... [more]
Posted by Sourav Roy on 2/18

On upcoming Kochi-Muziris Students' Biennale 2016, Free Press Journal, July 19. 2016

Part 1: http://epaper.freepressjournal.in/879381/The-Free-Press-Journal-Mumbai-Edition/19-Jul-2016#page/28/2 Part 2: http://epaper.freepressjournal.in/879381/The-Free-Press-Journal-Mumbai-Edition/19-Jul-2016#page/29/2 [more]
Posted by Sourav Roy on 8/24/16