Kolkata: Exhibition to preserve traditional art

  • | Thursday | 14th March, 2019

By Aeshita SinhaAdvertisingTraditional artwork from four districts of West Bengal were showcased in an exhibition in Kolkata at Weavers Studio Centre for Arts. My first exhibition was inaugurated by Rituparno Ghosh in 2011 and many of the products were even used in the movie, Chitrangada,” said Sen.Goutam Ghosh said, “I had attended this exhibition in 2013 and Sen is doing a splendid job to prevent traditional art from dying.” Organised by artist Sharmila Sen, the exhibition aimed at spreading awareness regarding the little known indigenous artwork from the state was inaugurated by film director Goutam Ghosh on Wednesday. The works were collected from Bishnupur, Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur and Dakshin Dinajpur. “Since 2006, I have been decorating my house with traditional handicraft items.

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