Hello friends! I'm Shiladitya Sarkar
Writer, Painter, and Art Critic
Shiladitya Sarkar is a writer, painter, and art critic based in Mumbai.
His previous books include Thirst of a Minstrel, Abstract Reality, and Day’s End Stories: Life After Sundown in Small-Town India, an anthology where he is one of the featured writers.
He has contributed essays on art, politics, and culture to leading publications, including the Times of India, The Telegraph, The Indian Express, Art India, Art Affairs, The Hindu, and The Statesman.
His monograph on contemporary Indian art was published by the University of South Asia Studies, Austin, Texas, USA.
Sarkar has also served as an assistant editor for Art India and as a consulting editor for Art Journal.
He has exhibited his work in a number of solo and group shows in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, the USA, South Korea, the West Indies, and various private and public galleries across India. He also participated in several workshops, such as at the Austin Art Fair in Texas, USA, the India Art Summit, and the Kochi Biennale.
He is an invited faculty member at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, and the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute of India (SRFTI), Kolkata, where he lectures on various topics in the fields of literature, art, and culture.