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2015 Gesturism art: Musings in monochrome

An artist most irreverent with his colours, that’s Sen. But sometimes his mind whizzes back to those earnest times when he had first joined Kolkata art college in 1969. Those were exciting days for him, his dream of becoming an artist was just beginning to take shape in an art academic institution. The initial exercise his professors gave him, which he worked on very diligently, was monochrome artwork.  Take a look at his output then at https://www.sen-art.com/archive/academic-period-kolkata/“Perhaps I would not be able to do today what I had done when I was 15 years old!” says Sen. Working on this series Musings in Monochrome in 2015, the maturity of his style from his previous monochrome artwork is clearly evident. Also very apparent is his Gesturism Art ideology of abstract with hidden figuratives, along with his gestural conté treatment. Musings in Monochrome is not a remake of the past, it is visibly very different, you can see the consistency in his matured style.

INDIA’S BLOODY INDEPENDENCE
IN 1947
When India was partitioned 1947 to create Pakistan, a new country for Muslims, about 20 million people of Bengal and Punjab were displaced and brutally victimized. Sen’s wealthy, literate family had huge landed property in erstwhile East Bengal, the present Bangladesh, which was carved out to be East Pakistan for Muslims. So for being Hindus Sen’s family was overnight evicted from their home. Without taking any possessions, they fled for their lives amidst people warring over religion, and so became squatted refugees in West Bengal.