About Lalu Prasad Shaw

Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali men and women, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing their expressions perfectly with the greatest economy of line and colour, each of Shaw’s paintings has an intimate feel to it. A particularly notable aspect of his paintings is their simple yet sophisticated look. One notices a seamless synthesis of different stylistic elements to achieve a phenomenal effect.