Jogen Chowdhury
Arts  /  Published 18.12.21

Festive shades

Unesco has selected Durga Puja as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Autumn Sonata, a recent exhibition held at Debovasha, embodied everything that is special about the season synonymous with the f...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Arts  /  Published 11.12.21

A touch of familiar hues

Twenty-two artists trained in Calcutta and Santiniketan were hand-picked by Sushobhan Adhikary, the former curator of Kala Bhavana Museum, Visva-Bharati, for the exhibition titled Joy of Bengal&n...
By Soumitra Das

Arts  /  Published 30.10.21

Glowing embers

Surely it takes very little for a seasoned artist like Jogen Chowdhury to turn out heads, nudes, animals and lively floral arrangements, such as the ones exhibited in the show, Different Strokes ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Arts  /  Published 07.07.21

When food meets art

Food history has made for a compelling subject of studies for enthusiasts around the world. From studying the negative attack on a minority community and its obliteration by superior forces beginning ...
By Shrestha Saha

Arts  /  Published 10.12.20

The Nine Emotions of Art

“We will long remember 2020 for the havoc that it created but also for the path to hope that it ignited. To mark an event that has reshaped our lives, I wanted to mark the transition from 2020 t...
By Anannya Sarkar


Arts  /  Published 28.11.20

Broad trends of Bengal modernism

Whether all ten artists in Emami Art’s online presentation can be grouped as Bengal Masters — the title of the show — is a matter of perception. But they do represent, if somewhat pa...
By Rita Datta

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.20

Young at heart in Calcutta

What do the following have in common: accomplished singer Sandhya Mukherjee, danseuse Amala Shankar, poet Shankha Ghosh, comic artist Narayan Debnath, author Buddhadeb Guha and footballer Tulsidas Bal...
By Derek O’Brien

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Exhibition on Asit Haldar and Nandalal Bose

Visva-Bharati’s Kala Bhavana on Sunday opened a weeklong exhibition of 100 paintings of Asit Haldar, the first head of the Bhavana and great-nephew of Rabindranath Tagore, and Nandalal Bose, one of ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.19

Coal town awash with colours

For Tahmina Hafiz Lisa, a painter from Bangladesh, life was like living through magic being remote controlled by someone from afar.“One of my paintings, which depicts a women smoking a cigarette wit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Arts  /  Published 13.04.19

I like art. It makes me happy: Sharmila Tagore

The CIMA Art Mela opened at the Visual Arts Gallery at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi yesterday. One of the early visitors was Sharmila Tagore who browsed through the entire collection and picked u...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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