Goddess Durga Art Exhibition Opened in City

kolkata: The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture organized Mahisasurmardini, a unique exhibition on My Durga in its museum with a positive note that the end of Corona is not far away.

Swami Suparnanandaji, Secretary of RKIC inaugurated the exhibition hosted at the Golpark Museum. It will continue until October 8.

Significant exhibits include a miniature clay model of Ma Durga and her family made by the clay artisans of Ghurni in Krishnanagar. A painting of My Durga in Litho print published by Calcutta Art Studio. There is an oil painting of Durga from the early Bengal paintings of Chandannagore.

Pattachitra artists have been painting the image of Ma Durga for generations, some of these old paintings have been put up in the exhibition. There is a unique art of Ma Durga returning to Mount Kailash with her family in Dokra.

Paintings by artists like Chandranath Dey, Mrinal Kanti Das, Sitesh Roy and Kamalakshya Ganguly are on display.

A Madhubani painting of Lord Ganesh and a painting of Ganesh on a palm leaf by the artists of Raghurajpur in Odisha added value to the exhibit.

A painting of the famous Dhunichi nach by Biswarup Bose, son of Nandalal Bose was exhibited. A rare cement statue of Goddess Saraswati made by Ajit Krishna Gupta was exhibited.

Ma Durga paintings by students of Sarada Devi Shilpa Vidyalaya are on display.

A painting of Ma Sarada by Gopal Chandra Chattopadhyay was exhibited.

Christopher S. Washington