Arts  /  Published 18.06.22

Ordinary lives, extraordinary pain

In an obscure village in Bangladesh — as late as in the mid-1970s — a little boy would scratch on palm leaves to practise writing Bengali letters. His first lesson in ‘etching’...
By Rita Datta

Events  /  Published 06.05.22

A new space for contemporary art practices opens with an exhibition by a city quartet

The exhibition brought together the works of four female artists from the city —  Jayashree Chakravarty, Radhika Agarwala, Sonia Mehra Chawla and Suhasini Kejriwal. Their composite and laye...
By The Telegraph

Arts  /  Published 30.04.22

Broken up

There is now a Wall, said the title of Experimenter’s recent Rathin Burman show. The question that immediately comes to mind is, where’s “there”? The eponymous work, an imposin...
By Rita Datta

Places  /  Published 28.04.22

‘Memory Leaves’ at Art Exposure sees three young artists play with metaphor and form

The works of three young artists have been brought together at Art Exposure in the form of ‘Memory Leaves’ that examines both metaphors and the moods of these artists in their practices an...
By Anannya Sarkar


Arts  /  Published 23.04.22

Those pillars of despair

Where does an installation artwork begin and what are its boundaries? If cleverly curated, the art experience can begin long before stepping into the gallery. Walking into a tiny bylane of Calcutta to...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

News  /  Published 14.03.22

Keep the fire burning at the kiln

Prasanta Mandal is an arresting sight with his flowing beard and the quiet intensity with which his small, lean frame is bent over his table. He is working on a terracotta sculpture at the peaceful, s...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.03.22

Art amidst nature by Studio Calyx

It is the same element of surprise that drew Chitrali Mukhopadhyay to ceramics. “So much depends on the material you use, but even then, when you put it in the fire, you don’t know how muc...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

People  /  Published 23.02.22

Viraj Khanna on his quest as an artist and more

What has been your mom’s reaction? She is very proud and supportive. She is also very critical of my work and if she doesn’t like something, she’ll be like ‘burn it’. (L...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.22

Two Bengal artists showcase brilliance

“The idea of organising the workshop on altogether different theme of sculpting through building waste material came to my mind recently after witnessing the huge quantity of building waste mate...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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