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Partha Pratim Deb (b 1943)

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About Artist

Born  in1943, Sylhet District, Bangladesh , Partha Pratim Deb completed his B.A (Fine Art) from Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan & his M.A(Painting) from the Maharaja Sayajirao University,Baroda. He has the credit of publishing 99 papers on Nandalal Bose & on art education which are found in the journal of the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkata-which he later joined as a Faculty member & became the Dean.  He was initiated into the arts by Ramkinkar Baij & Benode Behari Mukherjee at Shantiniketan. His artwork is expressive & bright, with strong colours & gently curving lines, gibing the figures an almost surreal feeling. Contrast plays a large role, with darker shades balancing & complementing the lighter hues & sharp lines & patterns.

His paintings are to be found in prestegious institutions like- The National Gallery of Modern Art,New Delhi; Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi; Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata; Birla Academy of Art & Culture,Kolkata; Museum of Bengal Modern Art,Kolkata; AIFACS,New Delhi; Aicon Gallery,New York;Ajah Gallery, Singapore; Maharaja Sayajirao University,Baroda; Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkata; Kala Bhavan Museum,Shantiniketan.
 

Select Exhibitions

2006 Partha Pratim Deb, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
CIMA Annual 2006, Centre International Modern Art, Kolkata 
2003 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
Group show, members of the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts
2002 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata 
Group show, members of the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts
2001 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
Group show, members of the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts
Works on Paper, CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata.
2000 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
Group show, members of the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
1999 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
1998 Fabric sculpture, organized by the Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata 
Contemporary Artists from Bengal, Ajah Gallery, Singapore
Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
1997 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata
Movement of Indian Art - 50 years of independence, Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore
1986 A Folio of Etchings, organized by the members of the Faculty of Visual Arts, on the occasion of the 125th birth celebration of Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
1981 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata
1978 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata
1976 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata
1974 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata
1970 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1968 Solo exhibition, Painters Orchestra, Kolkata