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Art Review
Arts  /  Published 06.03.21

Reality with a quirk

Shahanshah Mittal’s muted tones and understated scheme are a contrast to the dark, craggy, relief patterns of Bibek Roy. Kanchan Karjee’s video is smart but rather déjà vu, w...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 06.03.21

Memory in everyday life

After the Masters: Breaking Step-Walking With (Emami Art), a recent online exhibition by the faculty members of Kala Bhavana, shows that while the historical, social and aesthetic circumstances that f...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 27.02.21

Stuck in memory’s mesh

It’s an arresting installation, like a scene right out of a new-wave film of the 1970s, rife with unstated menace. From a faux mud wall facade, made with jute, plaster, sticks and news...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 20.02.21

Open wounds

The minimalist beauty of the lateritic landscape of Santiniketan has inspired some of the greatest works of the Bengal school. But that sublime landscape is now being lost to urbanization. Ghana Shyam...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 20.02.21

Scorched land

The exploitation of human beings and the depredation of the land they live in and live off has fired the imagination of Prabhakar Pachpute from a small village named Sasti in Maharashtra known for its...
By Soumitra Das in

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Arts  /  Published 13.02.21

Horror story

If Alice were to step out of Wonderland now, she’d find herself in Nirbhaya’s world, where little girls are fair game for predators.  A world dominated by scenes that provoke one res...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 06.02.21

The bittersweet taste of nostalgia

Much like the thick layer of dust that covers the items in an antique shop, nostalgia coats the vividly coloured paintings of Katayun Saklat exhibited by Debovasha recently at their show, Just Ka...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 06.02.21

Virtual tour in vignettes

Nandalal was still working at Bichitra Club and the Indian Society of Oriental Art in Jorasanko when he began to write to Ramesh Charan in the 1920’s.  The vignettes Nandalal either sketch...
By Soumitra Das in

Arts  /  Published 23.01.21

Untethered concerns

A title is an anchor, but also a limiting tether. So Cima chooses to call its current show, on till January 30, Untitled. It traces how, from vintage modernism to the fizz of contemporary colloqu...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 16.01.21

Kept going

The original founders have gone, but the commitment to keeping Calcutta Painters running since 1964 has made it possible to host its 56th Annual, online this time, with 14 members. Amal Chakladar comb...
By Rita Datta in


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