Born 1935, Kolkata


Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata (1956)

Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris

The artist lives and works in Paris.

Select Solo Exhibitions


2009                       Archetype, Aicon Gallery, London

2009                       Encaptured Gaze, Jehangir Art Gallery; Art Musings, Mumbai in association with AiconGallery

2008                       Maison de l’Unesco, organized by Unesco, Salles Miro, Paris

                                Art Alive, New Delhi

                                Aicon Gallery, New York

2007                       Visual Arts Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2006                       Visual Arts Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

                                Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

2005                       Retrospective, organized by Apparao Galleries, Visual Arts Gallery, Indian Habitat  

2001                       Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata

                                Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

                                Art Todat, New Delhi

1999                       Atlantic Gallery, New York organized by Apparao Galleries

1997                       Cloitre de la Dame Blanche, La Rochelle

                                Exhibitions organized by Ecole de Paris at Tokushima, Myazaki and Osaka

1996                       Exhibitions organized by Ecole de Paris at Wakayama and Sapporo

1995                       Apparao Galleries, Chennai

1994                       Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1993                       Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata

1992                       Centre of Contemporary Art, New Delhi

1990                       Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1989                       Semaine Culturelle Indienne, Eaubonne, Val d’Oise

                                Fondation Firmin Bauby, Perpignan

                                XX salon du Grenier a sel, Orleans


Select Group Exhibitions


2009                       Think Small, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi

2008                       Art Alive, New Delhi

2007                       An Evening in Paris …Rome…London, Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata

                              Understanding Oneness in Diversity, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai

                              Indiaart 2007, organized by International Institute of Fine Arts at House of Lords, London

                              Faces of Indian art, organized by Art Alive at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

                                Invited as “Artist in Focus” at Harmony Show, Nehru Center Mumbai

                              MIRROR organized by Gallery NVYA, New Delhi

                              Resixsances organized by Art Musings at Museum Gallery, Mumbai

2006                       Shadanga Curated by Alka Pande and Gallerie Genesha, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

                                Making of Divinity curated by Ina Purl, Sakeh Gallery, Mumbai

                                Harmony Show organized by Tina Aruban, Mumbai

                              Two 2 Tango, organized by Gallera Nvya, Lalo Kala Akixlarni, New Delhi

2005                       The New Space, organized by Art Space, Dubai

                                10th Harmony Show organized by The Ambani, Mumbai

                                Spirit Set Free, Golden Juelee Show organized by Kumar Gallery, New Delhi

2004                       Confluence, organized by ArtsIndia, New York

                                AVislor  - Looking Back; Looking Forward organized by Apparao Galleries

                                The Burman Family organized by Visual Arts, London, Gallery 27

                              Indian Artiste for France organized by French Embassy at Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

2003                       Master Strokes organized by Art Musings, Mumbai

                                Portraits of a Decade organized by CIMA Gallery, Kolkata

                                The Celebration of Color, Vadehera Art Gallery and Times of India, Mumbai and New Delhi

                                Anniversary Exhibition, Art Musings, Mumbai

                                 Shanti Path, Tao Gallery, Mumbai

                                The Said and the Unsaid, organized by The Committee of the Jehangir Art Gallery and Apparao Gallery, Mumbai

2002                       Aspects of Modern Indian Painting, New York organized by Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

                                Palette 2002, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

                                For Ihe Gukter Jubilese Celebration of Jehangir Art Gallery, participated in auction with three painters, Bombay

2001                       Three Burman, Sakti, Maite and Maya, Art Today, New Delhi

                                 Art of Bengal, Past and Present 1850-2000, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and CIMA Gallery, Kolkata

                                 Burman’, Sakti, Maite, Maya’, Mediatheque du Lamentin, La Martinique

                                Indian Contemporary Art, organized by Saffronart, Hongkong

                                Indian Contemporary Art, organized by Saffronart in collaboration with Apparao galleries, Los Angeles

                                A Treasure Trove, Paintings from B.K. Birla Family Collection, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata                                

2000                       Mappings making new links between Artisinal Cultures of India and Egypt, organized     

                              Sigmund Freud’s ‘Interpretation of Dreams’, organized by University Art Museum, Birghamton, New York

1999                       VIENNA Sigmund Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams, organized by University Art Museum, Birghamton, New York; Artists in exhibition: Odilon Redon, Giorgio de Chirico, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali

1998                       Christie’s Auction, Indian Contemporary paintings, London

                                Multimedia, Art of the 1900’s, CIMA Gallery, Kolkata

                                Harmony Show, Mumbai

                                Within The Fame, Apparao Galleries, Hongkong

                                The Art of Charity, Mumbai

1997                       Displayed along with works of Picasso, Chagall and Miro at Tokushima, Myazaki and Osaka, Japan

                                Chamatkar, The Indian Metaphor, organized by CIMA , Kolkata at Whitleys Art Gallery, London


Honors & Awards


Medaille d’argent au Salon de Montmorency

Prix des Etrangers, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Prix de la ville de l’Isle-Adam

Medaille d’or, Salon des Artistes Francais, Grand Palais, Paris

Medaille arts, Science et Letters

Medaille au Salon de Juvisy

Invite d’honneur, Colombes