Bikash Bhattacharjee

Painting, Visual Artist

1940 – 2006

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Who was Bikash Bhattacharjee?

Bikash Bhatacharjee was an Indian painter from Kolkata in West Bengal. Through his paintings, he depicted the life of the average middle-class Bengali - their aspirations, superstitions, hypocrisy and corruption, and even the violence that is endemic to Kolkata. He worked in oils, acrylics, water-colours, conté and collage. In 2003, he was awarded the highest award of Lalit Kala Akademi, India's National Academy of Arts, the Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowship.

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Born
Jun 21, 1940
Kolkata
Lived in
  • Kolkata
Died
Dec 18, 2006
Kolkata

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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