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

People  /  Published 13.11.21

Tollywood's leading ladies are no stranger to the canvas

Solanki Roy who studied International Relations at Jadavpur University is never out of ideas to express herself; no wonder art and Solanki have found each other! A few months ago, she made a piece tit...
By Pooja Mitra

Culture  /  Published 26.09.21

Shop where you stop

Pingla is a village of patachitra artists in East Midnapore. Traditionally, they were storytellers who sang tales of Radha-Krishna, of how the fish wed, of Ma Manasa and Devi Durga — fables they...
By Paromita Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.09.21

Brush strokes bring monsoon magic in twin towns alive on canvas

In love with rains Rainy season is so special to me because it comes after the hot, blistering summer. So it brings relief to the burning earth scorched in the summer heat. The temperature remains pl...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 19.09.21

Tagore’s painting up for rare UK auction

An untitled Tagore painting of a “couple”, from the 1930s, is to be auctioned by Christie’s on September 22, with a price estimate of between $120,000 and $180,000 (Rs 88 lakh-Rs 1.3...
By Amit Roy in London


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.21

DIGEST: Patriotic themed painting competition

Hazaribagh: A 54-year-old police jawan died under mysterious circumstances at Hazaribagh police line with police claiming that accidental firing from his own Insas rifle claimed his life. Rajkumar Ma...
By Our Bureau

Arts  /  Published 14.07.21

Amrita Sher-Gil's art sells for Rs 37.8 cr

Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil's In the Ladies' Enclosure became the second most expensive Indian work of art sold globally, after fetching a whopping Rs 37.8 crore at Saffronart's recent S...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 11.02.21

Light, shadows and memories

“Prashant’s work is beautiful and focuses on the simple life but there is something dark about it too,” said Sarkar. Almost all of Patil’s work being showcased at CIMA for a m...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Life in lockdown, drawn by children

Unlike previous years, the canvas shifted from wall to paper because of the pandemic. “In previous years we provided a wall to the students, on which they painted in a group. But this time, bec...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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


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