J A H A R D
A S G U
P T A
Nature, Woman, Imagination, Dreams. Added to these the poetry of a fish skimming the depts of water.
Decade after decade Jahar Dasgupta has delved deep into his finger senses to visualise these on the canvas, to bestow an artistic
interpretation. In his artistic interpretations, there is an intensity. There is also extreme restlesness, which often
shelter the mirage of peace & calm. Above all, his paintings time to time, brings alive the
poet in are. They inspire me to poetic heights.
- Amitabh Dasgupta (National Poet)
He paints. He teaches. The Mecca of Art – The Academy of Fine Arts – he also manages
its administration. With aplomb. Even smiling, a body language synonymus with good breeding. A magnetic quality, to attract
people. Amidst all this- another citizen, another individual. A rare personality. In his work he is not only independent he
is in search of an idiom which is individualistic. I would like to describe him as a story-teller of the
times. He is a narrator of the present, with hope and dreams in his heart.
- Shankar Majumder (Art Critic,
transformed with an air of fantasy is, in a nutshell, the essence of forms of Jahar Dasgupta.
art becomes a rebellion for him. In this sense Dasgupta is a romantic and rebellion in the same fold.
- Mrinal Ghosh (Art Critic,