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Robert T. Matsui Art Gallery

City Hall Gallery
Located at Sacramento City Hall,  915 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. 
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm


Land, Water, and Rock: An Indian Wildlife Exhibit by Dr. Debal Sen

November 16, 2017 - January 5, 2018


Receptions are held at the gallery location and are free to the public. 

November 15, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Welcome address by Councilmember Angelique Ashby, keynote address by Sacramento Public Library Director Rivkah Sass.


Presented in partnership with the Middle East / Asia Studies Program at UC Davis, this exhibition is a retrospective of photographs by the renowned Kokata-based nature and wildlife photographer Dr. Debal Sen, who is also the acclaimed author of photographic essays Wild BengalPanch KedarOnce Upon a Time, and Shores. 

Throughout much of his life, Sen has trudged through riverbeds, moraines, gorges, escarpments, marshes, scrub and forest in the search of the right light at the right point of saturation, in  pursuit of the first stirrings of fur or feather, the first hint of dawn breaking over Himalayan peaks, or lying in wait for hours for a train to emerge at a particular bend. The labor of this love can only be measured in sheer perseverance and patience for those rare moments when a true photograph happens.  

Photographs by Dr. Debal Sen: A Trail of Cirrus, Spirits, and The Hellion Within.

Image: Photographs by Dr. Debal Sen (L-R): Trail of CirrusSpirits, and The Hellion Within