West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Murals adorn Visva-Bharati walls

Students of Kala Bhavana have started painting pictures on two boundary walls of Visva-Bharati, which are dirty or cluttered with posters, ahead of the Basanta Utsav (festival of colour). The festival...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.18

Exhibition to kick off Kala Bhavana centenary joy

Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati’s fine arts department, will for the first time hold a large-scale exhibition of paintings and sculptures of its famous teachers and students since its inception 100 year...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan(WestBengal)

Arts  /  Published 18.05.19

Visit Barnes Foundation to relearn art

The inceptionBarnes is home to an unforgettable collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modernist paintings. It was created by just one man, a self-made man, who was born into a work...
By Mathures Paul

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Paintings tell a story of protest and hope

Students, women who picked up a paintbrush after almost two decades and professional artists converged at Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening and expressed their fears, concerns and hopes through ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.18

Struggling artists deserve financial support

Sir — A 1929 painting by Edward Hopper, 'Chop Suey', was recently auctioned at Christie’s for almost $92 million (“Hopper painting sells for $91m”, Nov 15). What is unfortunate, however, is th...
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World  /  Published 15.11.18

Hopper painting sells for $91m

He is America’s most celebrated painter of the solitary realities of 20th century life. But on Tuesday night at Christie’s, Edward Hopper joined the unreality of today’s art market when his 1929...
By Scott Reyburn in New York

India  /  Published 07.02.20

Message of Gandhi in Kerala budget

The Kerala state budget presented on Friday had on its cover a painting, Death of Gandhi, in a powerful departure from tradition to “remind the people about the threats around us”.Widely shared on...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.20

Essay and painting contests on Bapu

A total of 106 students from 16 city schools participated in an essay writing and a painting competition on Mahatma Gandhi that ran simultaneously at Audrey House here on Wednesday.The state branch of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Bengal birds exceed price hope

Two 18th century Calcutta paintings of native birds fetched higher than estimated prices at an auction in Sweden’s Stockholm.The first painting, titled Darakht ban falsa, Shah Bulbul, sold for 5,20,...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Wall art imparts coronavirus lessons

A 22-year-old art student has used cartoons and caricature to spread awareness about Covid-19 in his village in Murshidabad district.Animesh Mondal, a final-year student of the College of Art and Desi...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta


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