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Profile of Chittrovanu Mazumdar

Chittrovanu was born in Paris in the year 1956 and grew up in Calcutta. He graduated at the top of his class from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, kolkata, in 1981. His artworks are composed of bold brushstrokes; elements of collage, abstract spaces and layered figurative imagery, Mazumdar's raw canvases create a powerful emotional response. Mazumdar considers himself to be an expressionist painter. His paintings express the conflicting experiences and beliefs that exist within modern society and man. The artist went on to study painting and printmaking at the Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris in 1983. Since his first solo exhibition in 1985, he has established himself as one of India`s leading contemporary artist. Invited to display at the Victoria Memorial Durbar Hall in Kolkata in 1991, he joined the ranks of the previous two invitees M.F. Hussain and Bikash Bhattacharjee. He has held a variety of solo and group shows in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Paris and New York, including special exhibitions such as 'Exhibition for the African National Congress', Kolkata Information Centre, Kolkata 1988 and 'Confluence Art Camp for French & Indian artists', Alliance Francaise, Kolkata, 1992, Saffronart in Los Angeles 2001 and Saffronart & The Guild, 2004.

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Chittrovanu  Mazumdar

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