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Partha Sarthy Pan

Partha Sarthy Pan

We can’t deny the existence of the present though we have the past, even the remotest past; the most part of which is covered under the curtain of eternal time, though some elements & forms of that past are inherent in the present & that past mentioned  before & the existing present are flowing toward the future. In spite of this fact its significance is being changed in the hands of some individuals or by societal impact. At present the past is felt by us through reading, seeing, herring ( literature, history etc ) & through imagination which is beyond the radius of authentic history. In this way, we’re floating over the flow of time eternally & ceaselessly. The past is the hub & it’s gradually expanding from the present to the future.

Under the law of nature we’re all confined in the territory of time. Our flowing time, our expansion of thought, the whole universe & the dimension of space – all these are confined in some layers. But man advances toward the future violating natural law. In my thought about painting, I wish to surpass  these barriers & make a field in which I can freely walk & that perspective will be a combination of the past, the present & the future. I want to clarify that in the space of apparent two- dimension, three-dimension or multi-dimension concepts are punched. It means to tie up multi-dimensional space & time in a particular place or an endeavour to freeze in a special moment – the motto of it is not to make a story or create an event. In the phenomenon of timeless space, it is to build a background full of richness of consciousness with the proper mixture of significant forms.

EXHIBITIONS:

GROUP SHOWS/PARTICIPATION:

1995-1996, 1996-1997:  Annual Exhibition of Visual Arts Section of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2004-2005: Annual Exhibition of Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata.

2002: Rajya Charukala Pradarsani, Kolkata Information Center, Govt. of W.B.

2003: Group Show in Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.

2005: Camlin Art Foundation, Eastern region art exhibition in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

2006: “2100 MINUTES” Group Show at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

2007, 2009:  Annual Exhibition (40th & 42nd Anniversary ) of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.

2008: Art Mela in Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.

2008: “ANUBHAB” the group exhibitions in GALLERIA BLANCHAERT in MILAN & LA GALLERIA (ROYAL OPERA ARCADE) in LONDON.

2008: “INNER SCAPE II” Group show in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

2010: “THE  BENGALI TRAIL” the group exhibitions at VINNYSA PREMIER GALLERY in Chennai, GALLERY TIME & SPACE in Bangalore & GALLERY VIEWING ROOM in Mumbai , EXHIBIT 320 in Delhi & ICCR in Kolkata.

2010: “BENGAL SPECTRUM” Group show in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

2012: “OUTWARD” Group show in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP:

1996-1997: Award- Annual Exhibition of  Visual Art Section of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

2003-2004: Bhunath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship from University of Calcutta for securing highest marks in M.V.A. Part -1

2004-2005: Certificate of Merit- Annual Exhibition  of Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata.