Campus  /  Published 02.12.21

Hobbies help youngsters beat pandemic blues

Students take resin art, seed paper art, soap-making and painting ...
By Suha Roy and Subhadrika Sen

Events  /  Published 02.12.21

Art workshop at Kolkata shopping centre to mark AIDS Day

A red ribbon in the centre of a crowd was among several drawings at a painting workshop in the amphitheatre of a shopping complex in south Kolkata’s Dhakuria on Wednesday. The painter was a 12-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dhakuria

News  /  Published 29.11.21

Exhibition on Bengal's art ends after almost 2 years

An exhibition showcasing the rich tapestry of Bengal's paintings ended on Sunday after almost two years, organisers said. The exhibition, titled Ghare Baire, was being held at the 188-year-old Cu...
By PTI in Kolkata

Arts  /  Published 27.11.21

Craft as fine art

Indigenous Indian art is a broad term that has come to include various traditions like those of Gond, Madhubani, Warli to name just a few. While each of these practices is unique, what ties them toget...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 26.11.21

America’s wonder years

How was this glory birthed? Menand is pragmatic, if not disillusioned. It was neither by sheer talent nor inordinate luck; they owed much of their spectacular fame and triumph in the worlds of art to ...
By Brinda Bose


Lifestyle  /  Published 24.11.21

Changing times, changing forms: How Bishoypur’s Bohurupis are evolving their act

Dialogue plays a very important role in their acts. The words must come out spontaneously. The way they speak is important. Chowdhury dresses up in different characters like Ram, Krishna, Mahishashur,...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Arts  /  Published 20.11.21

Transgressing the drawn lines

Medieval monastic revulsion for sensuous pleasures led the Benedictine monk, St Anselm, to pronounce gardens as dangerous. Because, well, roses pleased the senses of sight and smell. Yet, to be cast o...
By Rita Datta

Arts  /  Published 20.11.21

Real reimagined

When there is a method to one’s madness, the end result can be quite sensible. But when one injects madness into method, as Anandajit Ray — from M.S. University — does in his recent ...
By Soumitra Das

Places  /  Published 19.11.21

Dip into big data, print a heart at New Town

Industry-ready The centre of excellence, located near Uniworld City, is a state government initiative. It has been established by the department of IT and electronics (through its nodal agency Webel)...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

People  /  Published 17.11.21

Kolkata artist's sketches travel to Brooklyn

“I started with one bird and then kept adding to it,” Chowdhury says. “All the birds I show here are found locally.” Be it this “rooftop aviary” or these sketches,...
By My Kolkata in Kolkata


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