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Born in 1934, Shankar Ghosh commenced his formal artistic training
in 1951, at the Indian Art College and thereafter continued at the
Government College of Art & Craft, Calcutta from 1952 to 1957.
Shankar Ghosh's work has been commended for their aesthetic designs and each creation is imbued with an ethereal quality.
His sculptures are inspired by various facets of his environment,
the human form and different types of shapes.
The sculptures are usually medium size and very personalized
with monumental quality in its forms.
He feels his sculptures take him into an imaginary realm,
where all the encounters are one to one interactions with these art forms,
far beyond the materialistic world and the realities of daily existence.
While creating these masterpieces, moulding them, erecting them and
placing them on a pedestal what he experiences is sheer exhilaration.
He has held twelve solo exhibitions. First show was in 1963 in Calcutta and
then in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. He has participated in over seventy group and annual exhibitions
at Lalit Kala Academy (Delhi), Academy of Fine Arts (Calcutta), Birla Academy of Art & Culture (Calcutta),
All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (Delhi) and in many other galleries.
Because of their uniqueness, Shankar Ghosh's sculptures have added
stature to the private collection of many an art connoisseur.
Quite a few of the sculptures are also on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art,
Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi and Chitrakala Parisad, Bangalore.
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