Nandalal Bose
Opinion  /  Published 23.09.22

Hidden gem

In 2018, the centenary year of Kala Bhavana at Visva-Bharati, the wall with murals by Nandalal Bose was restored by the authorities. But the real story behind the legendary artist’s interest in ...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Places  /  Published 03.08.22

Gems of Bengal at Delhi's NGMA

Earning the alias ‘father of Indian murals,’ his contribution in developing Indian art is immense and impactful. A student of Nandalal Bose, and a colleague of Ramkinkar Baij at Kala ...
By Shayeree Ghosh

Arts  /  Published 03.04.21

Exploring deviance

When a show boasts of a line-up as stellar as the one of Masterpieces 2021 — from Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy and Ramkinkar Baij to K.H. Ara, M.F. Husain, Indra Dugar, Somnat...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.21

Kala Bhavana completed 100 years in 2019

In a letter to the artist, Asit Kumar Haldar, Abanindranath Tagore asked him not to be a gurumoshai and frighten students when teaching in “Bolpur”: “Remember, to teach bir...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

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

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

People  /  Published 02.08.19

Remembering modernist sculptor Ramkinkar Baij

Ramkinkar Baij (1906–80) was the vanguard of modern Indian sculpture along with Sankho Chaudhuri, D.P. Roy Chowdhury and Prodosh Das Gupta. Known for his larger-than-life outdoor concrete statues, B...
By Shatadeep Maitra

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


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