NOSTALGIA OF INDIAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, a series of painting by Kishore Pratim Biswas. It was a solo show at Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai, in Sep’2014… The USP of the show was very interesting, the artist showcasing a documentary on Steam Locomotives in 70’s Indian Railways, today which is not alive…
Whether it’s about collecting of early 70’s Indian railways, or celebrating the nostalgia of Indian steam locomotives. It’s a idiosyncratic collections a series of canvas on steam locomotives by Kishore, who is a most upcoming contemporary artist in Indian. Each paintings representing the daily life of the workshops in 70’s Indian Railways.
Kishore have a unique sense of light. He did a lot outdoor paintings in his early college days. The way of using the source of light makes each paintings unusual compositions and brilliant. He says “I always like the back light composition, which is creating a unique depth and dimension on the canvas. The high contrast of lighting makes… each painting eye-catching experience”.
Mr. Kishore’s 25-year journey in modern contemporary art movement has not only strengthened his unconventional thought process, but represented his painting style too. Born in Kolkata, 42 year-old Kishore was passionate about art since childhood. After graduating in Fine Arts from Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata, 1997. Kishore spent some struggling years in his hometown and then moved to Mumbai in 2009. Today Kishore has his own studio in Mumbai.
For a long time, Kishore has practised as a junior artist under the able guidance of Bikash Bhattacharya, Sunil Das, Samir Mondal, Ganash Halui, Ashok Bhaumik, and other renowned artists. He has also been inspired by Shahabuddin Ahmed,
M F Hussain.
Kishore organized his solo exhibition in Kolkata in 1996. In 1997, he displayed his work of art at several group shows around the country. Even though Kishore has a long way to go, his paintings are slowly making their way into the homes of collectors of modern Indian art.