Wasim Kapoor

Wasim Kapoor is an artist possessed by the dark emotions of pain, suppression, suffering and loneliness. All his subjects, whether simple Indian women involved in daily tasks, Jesus Christ or even the ubiquitous Kolkata rickshaws, reflect angst and torment at the hands of a cruel society. He says, "Ninety per cent of my work is about the suffering of women and their problems." Kapoor has executed series with themes ranging from Adam and Eve,...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1985 Shiromoni Award from Asian Paints
  • 1984 All India Award from Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
  • 1984 Award from the Government of West Bengal
  • 1980-81 All India Award from the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
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