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Fegofact – Art on a Digital Platform

Fegofact – Art on a Digital Platform

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Art has been a constant source of amusement for us. But due to the pandemic the usual dulcet sounds which used to resonate the halls of art galleries, vanished creating a sense of nothingness amongst art lovers. But with the launch of Fegofact on the 5th of February, art lovers can now enjoy the same privilege again in an online mode. Read this article to know more.

Art is to describe something of the self and of the soul instead of harping at the superficially beautiful. In fact, art dwells at the vital unconscious level of the human mind. The essence of art is the vision of the inner eye, the transcription, not of the religious, but of the spiritual and the occult.

The inauguration of Fegofact, an online e-commerce portal on February 5, 2022 depicted this notion evidently throughout the show which streamed live on Facebook from 06:15 pm onwards. The recent pandemic saw exhibitions being shut down and the market for art gradually getting dried up. This brought frustration into numerous artists and art lovers. The launch of Fegofact at this juncture is indeed a timely effort and aims to provide a platform for all art lovers.

The event, with participants from India and abroad was ably manoeuvred by Nilanjana Ghosh. She took the viewers through an enlightened tour which began with the lighting of lamp by Mr. and Mrs. Dipak Ghosh followed by a foreword where Mr. Ghosh mentioned the cause for this initiative. A joint rendition of vandana by Basudhara Roy Munshi and illustrated painting by Mr. Tirthankar Biswas marked a colourful beginning of the evening.

Portrait of Former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam by Artist Dipak Ghosh
Portrait of Former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam by Artist Dipak Ghosh

The ceremony was adorned by the gracious presence and words of eminent artist, scholar, journalist, critic Dr. Navina Jafa, Ms Narayani Ganesh, Ms Neena Gulati and Mr Biswajit Jha brought out the essence of art in their own way. They spoke on the relation between art and spirituality, how nature plays an important role in the field of art, how upcoming artists need to share thoughts or exchange ideas, take advices and welcome criticisms to build on the rich traditions of their artistic forebears.

Fegofact’s web gallery is showcased with diversified works by renowned artists on different medium along with bold, exemplary experimentations by some young enthusiastic talented artists. This makes the tour of Fegofact a fascinating experience.

Horse: Dream Escape, Uttam Bhattacharyya
Horse: Dream Escape, by Artist Uttam Bhattacharyya

According to Mr. Basudev Gangopadhyay, Fegofact has in store some unique experiences for art lovers viz. 3-D printed replicas of artefacts and virtual tour of art galleries and exhibition halls from where purchases can be made online.

Fegofact also proposes augmented reality to have an interactive place where a buyer can select a frame to set an impression of the same in his living room. There are also plans of online live auction if it is permitted by the laws of the land.

Pranab: Shiju George (digital)
A digital caricature of former president Pranab Mukherjee by Shiju George

Mr. Debkumar Roy highlighted on the component of sales which at the end of the day is an indispensable factor for any venture. Mr. Biswanath Narayan and Mr. Arijit Sen, art enthusiast and patron promised to extend their support for Fegofact all through.

After an interactive session with the chief guests, the event came to an end with an instrumental recital by Roopkatha Roy which left a soulful trail for all.

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Fegofact promises to span its wings to every nook and corner of the globe connecting artists with art collectors through a unique combination of technology and social entrepreneurship. As art sets you free, Fegofact offers every art lover to bring home an art today to discover something new inside and inspirational as well, as he reaches out to the world guided by its influence, entertainment and education.

The carefully designed website by Mr. Subhasish Munshi entails how a piece of art can transform an apparent dullness into your feel-good-factor which is the essence of Fegofact.

If you are an art lover looking for an enthralling piece and ready to go for its possession, Fegofact is the one stop destination for you. Fegofact is a true art community where the talents of artists are manifested.

SCREAM OF SYRIA, Saibal Karmakar
‘Scream of Syria’ by Artist Saibal Karmakar

Fegofact offers paintings at affordable rates that commensurate to every individual’s taste and preferences. With a clear and positive vision and under the cordial guidance of Mr. Dipak Ghosh, an artist of impeccable finesse, Fegofact promises to achieve a great success.

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