Saturday, 7 November 2015

Abar Baithak Hosts Month-long Cartoon Exhibition

Special CorrespondentKolkata: Café Abar Baithak is holding a remarkable month-long exhibition of cartoon, sketched by the Cartoon Dal, in November. The exhibition features sketches of 15 veteran and young cartoonists of Bengal like Chandi Lahiri, Debasish Deb, Uday Deb, Amal Chakraborty, Upal Sengupta, Anup Roy and Adija Ghosh etc.

The exhibition is divided into three phases. The first and third phase (1-7 and 15-30 November) would house all-day-long cartoon exhibition while the second phase would celebrate 60 years of cartoonist Debashish Deb. On the occasion a special exhibition of Deb’s works would be held from 8-14 November (9 am- 10 pm). 

Visitors can purchase sketches, posters and small goodies like coffee mugs and coat hooks based on cartoon from there. Swaralipi Chatterjee, owner of the café, is overwhelmed with the response. She told WPC that they have been replacing old sketches with new series continuously. People have been purchasing sketches and goodies regularly from here, she added