Prabhakar Kolte

Prabhakar Kolte was born in 1946 and received his diploma from the Sir J.J. School of Art in 1968. Between 1972 and 1994 he taught at the School of Art. He has had several solo shows and participated in important group exhibitions like 'Art- Mosaic- celebration of Calcutta's Tercentenary, Calcutta and Mumbai, 1990; 'Wounds' CIMA Gallery, Calcutta, 1993; 'Parallel Perceptions' Sakshi, Gallery, Mumbai, 1993 and 94 and 'Bombay- A Tribute To The City' organized by RPG Enterprises, Mumbai, 1995. Kolte has also exhibited at 'Six Indian Painters' curated by Geeta Kapur at Toto grad, Yugoslavia, Ankara and Istanbul, 1985, 'Three Artists' Hong Kong, 1995 and Galerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam, 1996.

Kolte's abstract layering with paint echo cityscapes where the signs and textures reveal his modernist consciousness. Bands of color juxtaposed against each other create bold ascensions and recessions.

Kolte lives and works in Mumbai.

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Prabhakar Kolte
Fragility
Oil on canvas
72" x 72"
1982

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Prabhakar Kolte
Untitled
Watercolor on board
60.2" x 70.1"
1996

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Prabhakar Kolte
Untitled
Water color on paper
30" x 40"
1996