About Aditya Basak

Aditya Basak, the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the National Award for Painting presented by the Lalit Kala Akademi, has already held more than 70 exhibitions. Besides a fascination for fantasies and illusions that fringe on the real world, his surreal style,anatomical contouring and the management of light and shade gives form to the harsh realities of life and lend his paintings a mystique and unreal feel. His paintings probe the psyche of man, plumbing the unknown depths within all of us. Fantasies executed in color, his paintings have a strong grounding in reality responsible for their disturbing effect.