People  /  Published 12.01.22

Narayan Sinha’s public art pays tribute to Kolkata

How did the association come about? Kolkata is steeped in nostalgia and history. That is somehow not getting reflected in the public art space. As an artist, I have taken an initiative to capture Kol...
By Saionee Chakraborty

People  /  Published 05.11.21

Durga and Kali idols from teen sculptor

Initially, his family, comprising his parents and two younger brothers, found it difficult to manage the extra expense for Subrata to make idols. But later, father Biswanath started saving to make his...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Gandhi statue repair move

Visva-Bharati’s fine arts faculty, Kala Bhavana, has drawn up a plan to renovate the statue of Mahatma Gandhi — constructed in 1968 by artist Ramkinkar Baij — following a request by President Ra...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Calcutta's gruesome public art

Statuary and public art are proliferating in the city. Most of these are scary. In this column I will try to arrange them in an ascending order of horror, in the classic Aristotelian sense. Horror, Ar...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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)

Odisha  /  Published 20.11.18

Artists lend beauty to waste & scrap in Odisha

An open-air sculpture museum, touted as the first in the state, was inaugurated at Kalinga Nagar here on Tuesday.Chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the museum that is spread over five acres.Twe...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 20.11.18

Foreigners make sculpture from waste

A group of foreign artists from across the world have come up with art installations made from waste materials in the city.The live sculpturing session, which began on November 1, will culminate with ...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.18

17 noted names create art with Earth at its heart

Ceramic birds on a real tree. Discarded industrial junk as sculptures. The first-of-its-kind Art Residency, a signature art camp organised by Tata Steel at the Centre for Excellence here, ended on Thu...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.20

Art to fight noise monster

The capital has got a sculpture that aims to create awareness about noise pollution.The three-piece sculpture, depicting an ear trying to protect itself from the sound created by two trumpet-shaped l...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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