Size: 20 x 28cm
Extract – The show Rerouted Realities was a solo show of Santosh Kumar Das
10th January to 10th February’19
Rerouted Realities was his first solo show, looking back, this exhibition marked the beginning of a glorious and successful innings ahead.
His towering personality, gregarious laughter along with his almost theatrical story-telling makes him a true performance artist. His perseverance is remarkable and he likes to work in a documentary style, narrating his stories by creating a series of multiple works. One of his most famous is the Gujarat series, created in 2002 that got him international fame and has been exhibited in various museums and institutions all over the world. His other prolific series are on Tantra, Krishna, Buddha, Monsoon and Lovers which were a part of the show are features in the book. The artist continues to paint till date from Ranti a small town in Bihar.