Indian Contemporary artist, Basuki Das Gupta sits with with moderator Vinita Sud Belani to discuss his life's works, inspiration, and process during his inaugural visit to the US.
Basuki has his BFA (painting) and MFA (mural painting) from Santiniketan-Visva Bharati, a leading art school founded by Rabindranath Tagore. He is also a visiting faculty at the National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar. His paintings are ‘textured’ – he uses hard board, paper pulp and thick acrylic paint to achieve that effect. Many of the themes are very women-centric. He paints on elements of nature and abstracts as well.
Free admission / open to the public
Sunflower - The Happiest of Flowers, Mixed media on canvas, 30x36
Goddess Durga - Feminine Energy, Mixed media on canvas, 60 x 48