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Samir Aich

Samir Aich (b 1957)

Samir Aich is a passionate & energetic explorer of the boundless limits in art & life. Ardently in love with life, he confesses that all his art & inspiration are essentially & intimately knotted to his physical existence & lived experience. His mode of expression constantly changes & new directions are perpetually sought, but like a Renaissance artist, a central humanistic concern guides him throughout.

As an artist trained in the meticulous precision of commercial art from the Govt.College of Art & Craft,Kolkata, his paintings initially began with the most recognisable forms. These naturalistic figurative representations were presented with touches of imagination & emotion. As a tireless experimenter, Aich’s ever-productive creativity kept adding newer dimensions to his expression. Contemplating his entire oeuvre till date, one is never surprised to encounter works distinct in individual character & presentation, & yet they maintain his distinctive mark as a painter.

Selected Exhibitions- Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata(1980); Jehangir Art Gallery,Mumbai(1986); ‘Young Faces in Contemporary Indian Art’, Lalit Kala Akademi, NewDelhi(1988); Galerie 88,Kolkata(1988 & 1990); Jehangir Art Gallery,Mumbai(1991); ‘The Voyage’ Gallery Om,New Delhi(1992) Singapore(1993); Apparao Art Gallery,Madras(1993); Paris,(1996); Sculpture show,Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata(1999)

Selected Collections- National  Gallery of Modern Art,New Delhi;  Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi; AIFACS, New Delhi; Hyderabad Art Museum,Hyderabad; Bangalore Art Museum,Bangalore; Museum of Bengal Modern Art,Kolkata; Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata; Birla Academy Of Art & Culture,Kolkata

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