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  • A touch of London

    A touch of London

    A recently concluded exhibition in December incorporated a touch of London with local art that was showcased in the paintings of UK-based senior artist Sisir Kanjilal with local painter Malay Das held at the Academy of Fine Arts (South Gallery) Kolkata. The exhibition was inaugurated by Anup Motilal Curator, Rabindra Tirtha and Nazrul Tirtha, Newtown …

    January 6, 2017
  • When the tiny hands paint a bright future

    When the tiny hands paint a bright future

    "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up,” the century-best artist Pablo Picasso had once said. Picking the pulse from right where Picasso left, Raghuvansham School of Modern Art is working hard since over a decade to retain every child’s art in its purest form. To …

    January 6, 2017
  • Paintings predict Alzheimer’s risk

    Paintings predict Alzheimer’s risk

    Analysing a person's painting strokes may help detect the risk of several neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers from University of Liverpool in the UK examined 2,092 paintings from the careers of seven famous artists who experienced both normal ageing and neurodegenerative disorders. Of the seven, two had …

    December 30, 2016
  • Worthy successor to  Bengal School masters

    Worthy successor to Bengal School masters

    Ratan Acharya’s recent solo exhibition of mystical paintings left many impressed.

    November 18, 2016
  • Worthy successor to  Bengal School masters

    Worthy successor to Bengal School masters

    Ratan Acharya’s recent solo exhibition of mystical paintings left many impressed.

    November 18, 2016
  • World within

    World within

    In a world of persistent tensions, expressions of love and beauty on canvas can well be a form of escape. At least that is what Bratati Mukherjee believes as she offers a new collection of her paintings at the Academy of Fine Arts. For someone who strayed into the world of art with the inspiration …

    September 25, 2016
  • Gaganendranath 149

    Gaganendranath 149

     Born into a family whose creativity defined Bengal&’s cultural life, Gaganendranath Tagore received no formal education but trained under the watercolourist Harinarayan Bandopadhyay. In 1907, along with his brother Abanindranath, he founded the Indian Society of Oriental Art which later published the influential journal Rupam. Gaganendranath studied and assimilated Japanese brush techniques and the influence …

    September 25, 2016
  • ‘I’m just letting all the excitement sink in’

    ‘I’m just letting all the excitement sink in’

    She hails from Shillong and was not exposed to Hindi films. Like her famous musician father Rudy Wallang, she took to singing. Now, as she paints everything Pink along with Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and superstar Amitabh Bachchan, new entrant Andrea Tariang says that she “never imagined acting in a Bollywood film”. In an exclusive …

    September 23, 2016
  • In fever season, concern for the homeless

    In fever season, concern for the homeless

    As Delhi reels under monsoon mayhem with cases of chikungunya on the rise, homeless people in the Capital who sleep on the street or in shelter homes are extremely vulnerable. Keeping this in mind, the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board has written to the Directorate of Health Services seeking medical asistance for the homeless.  A …

    September 15, 2016