News  /  Published 12.03.22

Ukraine attack on canvas at Rabindra Sadan-Nandan art festival

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the subject of several artworks at an ongoing art festival in the city. Spunky anti-war cartoons and colourful canvases have been among the top draws at the open-ai...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.12.21

Cartoon Mela celebrates Rebati Bhushan Ghosh and the art of hand-drawn humour

Venue: Read Bengali Books, 42, Sardar Shankar Road (near Lake Mall) Dates: December 5, 2021 to January 5, 2022   Timings: 11am to 8pm ...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Books  /  Published 23.04.21

Visuals are the gateway to a child’s mind

The author is an illustrator and the winner of Big Little Book Award 2019 ...
By Priya Kuriyan

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Parashuram’s word perfect script in rare book

Literary pictorial books in Bengali are a rarity. Literary pictorial books that present the manuscripts of great authors in their original handwriting along with the illustrations that went with them ...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 27.09.18

The graphic reality of a woman’s world

When 16 women from two distant countries and cultures — Germany and India — come together to “draw their world”, one would expect a widely varied set of experiences. But the issues that repeat...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

Exhibition on printing illustrations

An exhibition on Bengal’s 19th century tradition of printing illustrations using wooden blocks has began at the Visva-Bharati’s Kala Bhavan. The 12-day-long exhibition, which is being held at the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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