Academy Of Fine Arts
Arts  /  Published 14.01.22

Conjugal conundrum

As wave after wave of Covid-19 infections sweeps over the globe, running a theatre group is becoming increasingly difficult in downtown Calcutta — the shows have dried up; some members are reluc...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.21

Calcutta’s cobwebbed circular stages

One of my earliest memories of theatre is of darkness. I am a sleeping child, eyes shut tight, about to be slaughtered at the divine altar. It is Rabindranath’s play, Bisarjan, where the go...
By Saikat Majumdar

Arts  /  Published 26.06.21

A quest for truth and justice

Rapid criminalization of the public space and rising lumpenization in West Bengal seem to have caught up with Rangroop. After grappling with the after-effects of a gruesome rape in Garal, Rangroop has...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Calcutta  /  Published 17.02.21

Farmer’s struggle on canvas in Calcutta

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 12.06.20

Full of energy: Reviving 'Titumir'

Utpal Dutt minced no words when he described his theatre as ‘a weapon of political propaganda’. He also iterated that ‘the people who can’t read or write’ are ‘the people who matter’ and...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 08.05.20

Unending nights, death's second self

Sometimes, an image of utter simplicity can represent a timeless narrative. Chhatrapati Dutta, who participated in the annual show of Painters ‘80 at the Academy of Fine Arts in March as a guest art...
By Rita Datta

Arts  /  Published 14.03.20

Cosmic spaces

Two solo acts, featuring two feisty actors working with their own scripts, caught our fancy in the recent months. For a change, they have bypassed the lure of mythology and steered clear of gender str...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 08.02.20

Dig deeper for the drama

Gone are the days when every winter brought in choicest theatre productions from across the globe to the Calcutta auditoriums and Nandikar invited the best of contemporary Indian theatre. With the tou...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Restored paintings to be showcased in Calcutta

The Academy of Fine Arts is holding an exhibition of 50 recently restored paintings.Masterpieces — A Glimpse includes a collection of paintings that have been with the Academy, but away from the pu...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta


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