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ANIRBAN SETH
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What is ART?
ART IS MY FIRST LOVE..............

ADDRES:Anirban Seth,House No.-79,Balitikuri (Bakultala),P.O.- Balitikuri,Dist.- Howrah,Pin-711113,West Bengal,INDIA.
Tel :: +91 9874449077
E-mail : anirbanresponse@gmail.com
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ONE MAN SHOWS :
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o 2009 - Invited : Bodhi Tree- Monastery of Art presents- “ Vibrant Ghats of Varanasi”- an exhibition of recent works by Anirban Seth on 48/44 Swiss Park, Kolkata on- 21st January to 1st February .

o 2009 - Invited : Indian Art Collectors presents- “ Artist of the Month”- an exhibition [Online ] of recent works by 1st January to 31st January .

o 2005 - Invited : ‘Names- AN. Art’ (New Name- ‘Gallery Kolkata’ ) Organized an exhibition of paintings on “Leather” by ANIRBAN SETH , inaugurated by Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay ( Eminent Poet & Novelist )on May 17 to May28, Kolkata.

o 2005 - Display paintings at City Centre, Salt Lake, organised by Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata.

o 2005-2006 - Invited : Standard Chartered presents- “Small is beautiful”- an exhibition of recent works, at Standard Chartered gallery,
Kolkata,{ Dec-Jan}.

o 2004 - Invited : “PAINTINGS ON LEATHER”4th Solo show, Organized by Mrs. Lee-Alison Sibley (American Consulate) and “International Women’s club” at the residence of U.S. Consulate,
Kolkata .

o 2003 - “After Immersion”, Birla Academy of Art & Culture .

o 2003 - Display paintings by Kala Ghora Association , Pavment Gallery,Mumbai.

o 2003 - Invited: Sponsored Show K.C.Das (Kolkata).

o 2002 - Gaganendra Art Gallery ( Kolkata Information Centre ).
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DUET SHOW :
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1. 2009- “Summer show” at Royal Academy, London [ UK ] organized by Burland art gallery.

2. 2008 - Nandan –The Art Paradise [ Mumbai ]organized an exhibition of paintings n sculptures by Anirban Seth n Debabrata Chakraborti at Goregaon West, Mumbai from 28TH July to 7TH August .

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INTERNATIONAL SHOW:
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• 2006 - ‘INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART’ –from 14th -27th August, World Trade Centre, Sudirman, INDONESIA .
GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
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• 2009- Shree Art Gallery (Kolkata) presents an exhibitions of paintings by eminent artist till Jan 31.
• 2009 - “Art Fair” of Contemporary Indian paintings organized by ‘Art Beat’ (Kolkata) on January.
• 2009 - Tejas Art Gallery (Kolkata) present “DEVI – II” : 25 ARTISTS’(including me)impressions of devi Durga….in oils, acrylics, wash & tempara on 3rd Oct to 8th Nov.
• 2008 - “Art Fair” of Contemporary Indian paintings organized by Ganges Art Gallery (Kolkata) on 1st Oct to 30th Oct.
• 2008 - “A Symphoni of Colours” an exhibitions of paintings at Artists’ Centre Art gallery [Mumbai] on 4th to 10th August.
• 2008 - ‘Kolkata Canvas’ presents an exhibitions of paintings at Academy of Fine Arts [ Central Gallery ] on 20th May to 26th May.
• 2008 - Moksha Art Gallery presents various renowned and upcoming artists including Ajay De, Datta Bhansode, Suhas Roy, Laxman Aelay, Pratima Sheth and others will exhibit their creation and works at this exhibition from September 01 to 30.
• 2008- INDUSVISTA Art Gallery (Mumbai) presents “Ganapati festival”.
• 2008- An exhibitions of gr. Show paintings at Chitrakoot Art Gallery (Kolkata) on July.

• 2007 - Invited : PEGASUS ART GALLERY (Hyderabad) presents “Contemporary Art”, Curated by Shri Sudip Ghosal ; Works of M.F.Hoosen, Poritosh Sen, Jogen Choudhury, Shymal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy, Ganesh Pyne, Sunil Das, Chandra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Rabin Mondal,Dipali Bhattacharya,Subrata Gangapadhyay, Anirban Seth & others on 23rd May- 1st June.
• 2007 - Invited : Gallery Yapanchitra & ‘Art Border Line Foundation’ presents - an exhibition of “First International Affordable Art Fair” in Kolkata.
• 2007 - Invited : Tejas Art Gallery (Kolkata) presents “Small is Big”.
• 2007 - Invited : KANVAS ART GALLERY (Kolkata) presents “Vibrant Hues” works of Anirban Seth, Shymal Mukherjee, Anup Giri, Bishwajit Saha, Dewashish Das, Subrata Das, Avishankar Mitra, Diptish Ghose Dastidar & others on 29th June to 20th July.

• 2007 - Invited : Spandan Art Gallery (Kolkata) presents “Celebrations” works of Keshov Roy, Anirban Seth ,A. Das and R. Chatterjee..

• 2007 - Invited : Artists Circle (Kolkata) presents “Celebration of Nature” show by senior artists expressing their concern on canvas for World Environment Day , Inaugurated by Shri Buddhadeb Guha, Participating Artists: Indra Dugar, B.R.Panesar, Surya Prakash, Sukti Subhra Pradhan, Malay Chandan Saha & Anirban Seth on 22nd June to 2nd July.

• 2007 - Invited : Masters Collection Art Gallery (Kolkata) presents “Summer Colours” recent works of B.R.Panesar, Anirban Seth , Anil Gaikwad, Keshov Roy etc. on 18th April to 12th May.
• 2007 - Invited : Gallery Exposer (Kolkata) presents - an exhibition of paintings by ‘Kolkata Canvas’ .
• 2007 - Invited : Angan Art Gallery (Kolkata) presents - an exhibition of paintings by ‘Kolkata Canvas’, inaugurated by Ms. Charlotte Guilharretze , Deputy Director,Cultural Events,[The French Association, Calcutta] & Ms. Ratnottama Sengupta (Eminent Art Critic & Curator) .

• 2007 - ‘Kolkata Canvas’ presents an exhibitions of paintings at Academy of Fine Arts [ New South Gallery-II ] on 19td June to 25td June .

• 2007 - Invited : Rotary Club of Calcutta & Rotaract Club of Calcutta Chowrenghee presents “Parampara” – Affordable Art in all mediums by artists of Bengal at Birla Academy of Art & Culture.

• 2007 - Exposure {A Group of Painters } presents an exhibitions of paintings & sculpture, Inaugurated by Eminent Writer Taslima Nasren at Academy of Fine Arts [Central Gallery] on 27th June to 3rd July .

• 2006 - Invited : “From The CITY of JOY” – The Museum Gallery (Behind Jehangir Art Gallery ) Mumbai, Curated by Smt. Ratnottama Sengupta (Art Critic, The Times of India) [Including- Shri Shymal Mukherjee, Shri Anup Giri, Smt. Bina Pradhan, Bishwajit Saha & others ].
• 2006 - Invited : Gallery Joie (New Delhi) presents “EMOTIVE CONNECTIONS” at Gallery 3, Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi [ Participating Artist Including- Paresh Maity, Dharmendra Rathore, Satish Gujral, Tapan Dash, Suhas Roy, Sunil Das, Dipali Bhattacharya, Shuvoprosanna , Shipra Bhattacharya etc. ].

• 2006 - Invited : “ART WORLD” & “ Sarala's Art Centre” (Chennai) presents - an exhibition of paintings by “A New Generation of Artists” – [Ajay Lakhera,Ajay Sharma,Alok Bal, Anirban Seth, Apu DasGupta,Farhad Husain,Nirmala Prabhakar,Sarika Mehta and Sudharshan Biswal ] 12th to 20th July.

• 2006 - Invited : Samkrut Art Gallery [{Bangalore}] the Group Show – “The United States of India” at BANGALORE [“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” – Pablo Picasso. Featuring Art in traditional & innovative media and support by FIVE talented Artists from across the culturally diverse States of India: Vigyan Vrat, Anirban Seth, Chaitra, J Ramesh, Udayshankar].

• 2006 - Invited: ‘VIKALP ART SHOP (Gallery)’ Swabhumi,Kolkata, presents “NEW SIGNATURES”-works of promising painters .

• 2006 - SILPA BHAVNA presents fifth exhibitions of paintings on “GANESHA” at GALLERY 79, Kolkata...........................................ETC.......
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AWARDS
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• 2004- Bronze Medal Awarded by Avantika International (Regional Art Exhibition) Kolkata.
• 2004- Certificate of Merit from E.Z.C.C. (Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India).
• 2004- West Bengal State Academy Award (Collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi).
• 2003- Oriental Art Society Award.
• 2003- Merit Certificate from Avantika International (Regional Art Exhibition) Kolkata.
• 2001- Festum First Award, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College, Kolkata.
• 2001- College Award from Govt. College of Art & Craft , Kolkata .
• 2001- Prestigious Camlin Art Foundation, East Zone Award, (Professional Category) Kolkata.
• 2000- ‘Outstanding Young Person First Award ’(Festum), Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College, Kolkata.
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PARTICIPATIONS :
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COLLECTIONS :
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Mrs. Lee-Alison Sibley [U.S. Consul general ], Moni Ratnam [Eminent Film Director, INDIA], Mr. Ravi Suria{New York,USA}, Hindustan Times, ICICI, Tata Steel, Emami Limited, Marble Palace (Kolkata), ‘ Mr. M. Reddy {Hyderabad}, Mrs. Kathie Hall (British Deputy High Commission, kolkata), Mrs. Linda Lizioli (Consolate Generale of ITALI), Christyne Plante (Canada), Mia Bishop (U.K.), Ms. Maria Elena Casyab (U.S.A.), Mr. Satish Kapoor & Mrs. Preeti Kapur ( Indian Consulate of Poland), Ms. Usha Bibra , Mr. Patrik Bowrings ( Fine Art auctioneer,U.K.), Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay (Eminent Poet & Novelist) & Many Private, Corporate & Institutional collections, Like – India & Abroad.
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CAMPS / WORKSHOPS:
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 2007 - 2nd Art Workshop Camp by “Indian National Forum of Art And Culture” in collaboration with Science City and Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (Ministry of Cultural, Govt. of India) at Aikatan Cultural Complex, Salt Lake, Kolkata .

 2006 - AURODHAN ART GALLERY [ARTIST-in-RESIDENCE programmes offer workshops and camps where invited artists "create and share" in the Gallery] Pondicherry .

 2005 - Painting workshop on using agri-based vegetable colours,Organized by RAD & Dr. Dilip Chatterjee, conducted by ANIRBAN SETH, At Samokal Art Gallery, Golpark .
 2005 - Painting workshop and exhibition at Budge Budge Nature Park in Collaboration with Deptt. Of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Resource and Harbour (Govt. of West Bengal) Nature Park, Organized by Artists Circle
(Gallery) .

 2005 - Workshop for tsunami victims, conducted by ANIRBAN SETH at Metropolitan Art Salon .

 2004 - “Art Festival & Workshop” at Swabhumy, Organized by Vikalp Art Shop .
 “ Peace” Workshop by R.A.D.(Reflection of Another Day) at Science College
~2003.
 Invited: ‘Kala Mela’~ Birla Academy of Art & Culture , Kolkata – 2002
 Kolkata Book Fair workshop ~1999
 First Fresco Painting Camp, Kolkata ~1999.
 Art & Craft Workshop, Organized by Mrs. Bhartia, at Alipore,
Kolkata~2001, 2002 & 2003.
ARTIST-IN-
RESIDENCE :
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‘Artist-in-Residence’ Scholarship programmed, “live-in-gallery” at AURODHAN ART GALLERY, Pondicherry – 2006.
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EXPERIENCE :
# Art reviews have been published in many leading Newspapers & Magazines of India like – The Bombay Times, The Hindu(Bangalore), Inneru(Bangalore), New Indian express, CITY-INFO (Kolkata), “CAL CALLING”(English monthly tourism magazine), India Today, DESH, FEMINA (South India Pub.), Ananda Bazar Patrica, The Telegraph, The Times of India [Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai], The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age, Sanbad Pratidin, Bartaman, Ganashakti, Aajkaal, Biswamitra, Janasaata, Deccan Herold etc.

# Interviews and Documentaries have been relayed in the leading private and Government Television Channels like- Kolkata Doordarshan, KHAS-KHABOR, Akash Bangla TV, Tara Bangla TV, Khabor Akhon (Bangla Akhon TV), ATN Bangla TV, Sonar Bangla TV, India Today Group, RPG Net Channel (Radio & TV), AAKSH-BANI KOLKATA(Radio).
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ABOUT ANIRBAN SETH

“From the word go Anirban Seth, an MVA from Kolkata’s Govt College of Art, was attracted to leather as a vehicle of his creativity. Leather, including parchment and suede, has long served as the canvas for artists in many civilisations spread across the five continents. Albrecht Durer is known to have executed some memorable images on vellum. African and Australian Aboriginal artists continue to use it as a mode of their creative expression. Indonesia, and Malayasia, used it to create aesthetic figuration. In the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, it continues to spur the highly imaginative leather puppets used in the shadow theatre of Bommalata.

Closer home, Anirban has grown up watching the batik images crafted on leather by artisans at Sriniketan, an extension of Santiniketan. Fascinated by the special effect that one cannot extract on paper or canvas, Anirban has harnessed the medium to his advantage. He uses it for the background, the texture, the mood - all with telling impact. He heightens every accidental effect through the use of leather paint on creased or crumpled sheep leather. He is building on the natural sturdiness of camel hide, and striving to enlarge its scope by using substitutes. Simultaneously his ingenuity is working on newer ways of tanning so that he can overcome the natural handicaps of the medium that develops fungus in monsoon.

For his content, Anirban initially drew upon nature as reflected in his mind’s eye. Those landscapes in bright daubs of colours were abstracts of the reality he saw around him. Essentially the 29-year- old responds to his environment. So, when nature plays havoc in the form of a ‘tsunami’, that too enters his picturespace. Increasingly he is moving towards subjects with greater relevance to his own times, as he is towards creating a pictorial language that is recognisably his own.
I am certain, he will open new horizons in his quest for a place under the sun.”

Ratnottama Sengupta
[ARTS EDITOR, THE TIMES OF INDIA,
KOLKATA ] November 6, 2005.
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Hide and seek – Paintings on Leather

“A conscientious artist who wishes to highlight and address issues relevant to our times through his art, Anirban Seth also comes across as a man of exceptional creative talent. Continuous experimentation with the medium of art has led him to master the art of painting on leather, a surface de mending a high degree of expertise end technical perfection for colours to be applied and remain clearly visible.. Done by tanning raw hide and then painting on it, Seth uses the tips of his fingers as a brush, smearing colour on leather to create images from life aid nature, spirituality and rationality. Often embellishing his art with gold and silver foil, he generates startling visual effects, portraying natural beauty and emotional experiences with equal ease. Seth’s innovations on texture also include batik work and stencilling for embossing and relief effects, creating a unique pictorial language. The exhibition of his works is a splendid tribute to this painstaking yet immensely pleasing mode of expression in which he excels.”

‘The Telegraph’,
Metro: Time Out: 27th May, 2005, Calcutta.
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“Over the years, leather has found many functional uses, as well as decorative use in traditional crafts. Painting, stamping, and stenciling have been popular techniques used to embellish leather. Leather puppetry is an ancient folk art in our country, having its origins in Andhra Pradesh.

The traditional puppets and the more contemporary products such as lampshades, toys and other items are vibrantly colourful with intricate detailing. Hide from cattle such as camel, goat and sheep is treated and painted upon in a highly labour-intensive process.

Kolkata based artist Anirban Seth paints on leather to create series on landscapes, still life and so on. Having studied fine arts, Anirban began exploring various avenues as an outlet for his creativity. Experimenting with leather for several years, he found creative satisfaction in this difficult and challenging medium.
He treats leather as a canvas and paints on it using various techniques - the results are aesthetic and visually pleasing. He says, ‘what fascinates me about this process is the accidental effects that are introduced using this technique. Also, there is ample opportunity to experiment with textures. He likes to use a lot of folk motifs in his paintings.

By using resist technique like Batik, stenciling, embossing and creating relief effects, he
creates interesting textures and effects. Sometimes, he uses gold and silver foil to
enhance the paintings. Through constant experimentation, Anirban hopes to work with
a leather as well.”


Nalini S Malaviya
THE ECONOMIC TIMES
[FINANCIAL TIMES] TIMES NEWS NETWORK,
28Th October,2005,BANGALORE.

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At 1:59am on December 24, 2009, Mohibul Islam said…
Hi Dear--------
I'm going next January 12 in mumbai Tellus art event ex.
Joy This Holiday Seasson & Happy New Year-2010
Best Wishes-
At 1:55pm on July 17, 2009, Jyoti vyas said…
hi!! how are you?? anirban m nt an artist.. but i deal with the traditional art of rajasthan..if there is a possiblitiy of joing your group do let me know. i paint nt on the level that could be exhibited... but i would be very glad if i get a chance to exhibit the traditional art of rajasthan...
thanks..cheers..
At 5:17am on July 5, 2009, Basant Soni said…
Dear Anirban,
Impressed with ur meritorious page in the field of art, ur style & innvotive idea in art.
i Generated "Collages" from Organic materials (Plants-dried flowers,twigs,petals,leaves) on Canvas of Bark of palm tree.No artificial materials used to make these "Collages".
At 6:57pm on June 25, 2009, ANIRBAN SETH said…
A.I.R./International Artist Residencies, Hungary
The Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC) is currently accepting applications. Monday, December 28 - Monday, January 11, 2010 For questions please write to: Beata Szechy: bszechy@yahoo.com http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com
At 6:44pm on June 13, 2009, santosh gupta said…
hi anirban , i would like to join your kolkata canvas group. tell me wht r the formalities.thank you
At 6:40pm on June 13, 2009, santosh gupta said…
hi, very interesting work . keep going
At 9:24am on June 11, 2009, hema wadhwa said…
Hi, Your work is very interesting, are these all prints?
At 11:06am on June 10, 2009, Neha Gupta said…
i m not abel to see ur work just put csome work of urs in a simple format like jpeg and all i m really keen to see it for me it's quite new
At 11:04am on June 10, 2009, Neha Gupta said…
hi i am absolutely fine u tell sory for this delay i was out of town
At 2:33am on June 8, 2009, khushnaz Najam said…
yes i'll . ok
 
 
 

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