The Elementary Shape

Sibaprasad Karchaudhuri's abstract works exhibited in Dream of an Idiot
Srimoyee Bagchi, The Telegraph Online, September 2, 2023
Pablo Picasso once said, “There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterwards you can remove all traces of reality.” This is what Sibaprasad Karchaudhuri does in the works exhibited in Dream of an Idiot (on view at Emami Art till September 30). Stylistically, Karchaudhuri’s works are strikingly diverse, incorporating both biomorphic and geometric forms, expansive and intimate scales, and maximalist and reductivist approaches to composition and colour. Bold, colourful and untethered from recognisable references to the physical world they might be, but they will jog the viewers’ memory by evoking familiar landscapes and shapes... Read more