Kishore was inspired by a wide variety of artists who also painted steam trains. One such inspiration may be found in the work of Philip D Hawkins.
The solo show “Nostalgia of Team Locomotives” at Bajaj Art Gallery in Mumbai of Kishore Pratim Biswas on the unique concepts of “Nostalgia of Steam Locomotives” has been a perfect blend of illustrative style and surreal, dreamlike imagination. The exhibition was appreciated by art lovers and critics as one of the most refreshing artworks of the present time.
Kishore says…" Watercolor was my favorite medium in my early days of life. I did a lot of watercolor painting on the CITY OF JOY KOLKATA. Everyday I went for outdoor painting specially steam locomotives".
The upcoming exhibition of Kishore Pratim Biswas in Mumbai on 18th April 2023 offers a fresh and dynamic look at his ideas and expressions of beauty. A devoted and dedicated artist, Kishore Pratim opens this series Freedom of Beauty as his labor of love. An exploration of female beauty in the most abstract pattern offers a colorful insight to the visitors. His works are relinquishable, dreamlike offering the images of birth of beauty in the female body.
Whether it’s about showcasing early 70’s Indian railways or celebrating the nostalgia of Indian steam locomotives… It’s an idiosyncratic collection of a series of paintings on steam locomotives by Kishore Pratim Biswas,
The fantasy based on the locomotives work wonders in any age. Be it India or abroad, the effect of these huge transports is never-fading.
As a fascinating process, the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly is a major draw for these beautiful winged animals. Their metamorphosis might be seen as a symbol of rebirth, but the full depth of their spiritual significance varies greatly depending on the individual. Famous artist Kishore Pratim Biswas uses butterflies as symbols of independence, creating paintings that are both beautiful and dynamic.
“What I remember the last time I went to sketch the steam locomotives at Bandel Locomotives Workshop (West Bengal, India) in 1992. The day was very sad, to hear that the steam locomotives were obsoleted in India. Those were disassembled and dispatched to go to the museum for scrap. After that, I didn’t do any live sketches of the steam locomotives in my SCRIBBLE BOOK”… That scribbled book is only the source, where the old collections of 70’s Indian steam locomotives