There was a time when Sanjay Bhattacharya had
the rare distinction of being the only artist below forty who could
sell his art in the open market at fabulous prices. Otherwise art
was considered a profession for the retired and the old. But in the
90s and now this trend started
changing. New artists
, from various
professional fields are bringing into the art world new directions which
are much different from what was erstwhile being practised.
Maity, Devajyoti Ray and
touching new shores. Many of this new breed of artists were born
after the sixties and have not seen the struggling
new independent state
A modern artwork of
new artist Shipra Dasgupta
Among the more successful of this new breed are
Samir Aich and Dhiraj
is a younger artist who is bringing new idiom
into the realism style.
Bhattacharya, Maya Burman (daughter of
Burman ) and
have broken new grounds though their paintings which had
been immensely personal in their appeals.
Samit Chandra a much
younger artist dazzled the art world with his absolutely original idea
of using architectural designs and concepts into fine art.
Pratul Das, Tapas
Biswas, Somenath Maity are some of the other artists who have in recent
past earned international recognition for their innovative new art.