Abanindranath Tagore
Arts  /  Published 11.09.20

A glimpse into a brave new world

It is well known that both Gaganendranath and Abanindranath adapted stories culled from world literature and gave them vernacular identities by relocating them to the world the two brothers inhabited,...
By Soumitra Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Fit at 90-plus

Neighbours walking by DL Park can spot Amitendranath Tagore hunched over his study table in the ground floor of his two-storeyed house. The grandson of Abanindranath Tagore turned 98 on October 9. “...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 14.03.19

Modern India traced

The chief curator of the National Museum of Modern Art, Georges Pompidou, Paris, believes the “modern” in India started with the “invention of Calcutta”.Many would say the “modern” in Indi...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 17.08.19

Ramayana drawings in an Ahmedabad museum

It is like a mise en scène of a cinematographer preparing to shoot the Ayodhyakanda. The edges of the paper on which the “storyboard” was made are frayed, the paper itself has yellowed, but the l...
By Anasuya Basu in


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