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Somnath Hore

Somnath Hore (1921-2006), an Indian artist, channeled his deep empathy for the marginalized into his powerful works. His art, spanning painting, sculpture, and printmaking, portrayed human suffering with stark realism. Notably, his series on the Bengal Famine of 1943 remains hauntingly impactful. Hore co-founded the Society of Contemporary Artists and played a significant role in promoting printmaking in India. His legacy lives on in prestigious galleries worldwide, inspiring artists and advocating for social change through art. Though he passed away in 2006, Somnath Hore's artistic vision continues to shine a light on societal issues.


Reclining Nude
Brush and ink on paper 13.97 x 17.78 cm
The Pondering Man
Black & white engraving, with spit bite, intaglio 38 x 28 cm
Lithograph 23.5 x 37.5 cm
The Rogue Spread
Etching 17.8 x 24.6 cm
Brush and ink on paper 19 x 27.3 cm
Etching 16.5 x 20.32 cm
Etching 16.5 x 20.32 cm
Etching 15.24 x 11.43 cm
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