POET, ARTIST, DR. AMITABH MITRA

Updated: May 22

VISUAL ART



'Acrylic Impasto 1.1' Painting by Amitabh Mitra




'Coast' - Painting by Amitabh Mitra


‘Sandy Dunes 002.1' Painting by Amitabh Mitra

‘Acrylic on Canvas 2' Painting by Amitabh Mitra



'Free State 1' Painting by Amitabh Mitra



'Huzrat Kothi' Painting by Amitabh Mitra



'Acrylic on Paper Using a Palette' Painting by Amitabh Mitra


'Wild Coast Cintsa 3' Painting by Amitabh Mitra




A charcoal portrait (above) of Cecilia Makiwane © November 7, 2016, sketched by Dr. Amitabh Mitra, is of the first black registered nurse in apartheid South Africa. Amitabh's portrait is on permanent display at Cape Town by the University of Cape Town. Dr. Amitabh Mitra is a trauma surgeon at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape. You can read more about Cecilia Makiwane Hospital and view Dr. Mitra's portrait on the Wikipedia website at:


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecilia_Makiwane_Hospital




Above, a charcoal portrait, sketched by Dr. Amitabh Mitra, © December 8, 2014, of Dr. Neil Aggett, the first white doctor tortured and killed by the apartheid regime, can also be viewed on Wikipedia. The inquest is still continuing. Dr. Mitra's charcoal portrait was presented to alma mater, The Kingswood College, for the museum. You can read more about Dr. Neil Aggett and view Dr. Mitra's portrait on the Wikipedia website at: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Aggett




Moosa Moolla (born in 1934), is an Indian South African Anti-apartheid activist, leader and diplomat.


The charcoal portrait (above) is sketched by Dr. Amitabh Mitra © July 25, 2919. You can read more about Moosa Moolla and view Dr. Mitra's portrait on the Wikipedia website at:


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moosa_Moolla




Charcoal Portrait on Paper, of Ahmed Timol, by Dr. Amitabh Mitra © July 30, 2019.


Ahmed Timol was a teacher, known for anti-apartheid activism. You can read more about him and view Dr. Mitra's portrait on the Wikipedia website at: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Timol



Amitabh Mitra Bio



Amitabh Mitra is a poet, artist, publisher and a medical doctor. A widely published poet in the web and print, Amitabh has held many exhibitions of his poetry art. 'A Slow Train to Gwalior' is a CD of his ten most popular love poems recited against a background of Indian and African traditional music. A documentary film incorporating his love poems is being produced in South Africa. His website below:


https://www.amitabhmitra.com





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