Fact file Born: 1882 Died: 1968 Place of Birth: Sawantwadi, Maharashtra, India Profession: Painter Did you know? An Italian encyclopedia (available at a library in Wai in Satara district of Maharashtra) ranks Haldankar as one of the three finest watercolorists in the world. Portrait of S. L. Haldankar Sawlaram Lakshman
Fact file Date of Birth: 31 May 1942 Place of Birth: Jamshedpur, India Profession: Painter Did you know? Jahar Dasgupta’s used to draw elephants, dogs, and trees on the floor during his childhood spent in Jamshedpur. Portrait of Jahar Dasgupta In 1960 he was admitted to Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan.
A home is a sanctuary. A well-appointed one is a pleasure to come home to. A tranquil vibe and positive energy helps. There are many ways to do this. We invite you to discover them in the world of the Buddha. And Art. 1. “The secret of health for
Fact file: Date of Birth: 1921 Place of Birth: Chittagong, Bangladesh Date of Death: 2006 Place of Death: Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India Profession: Sculptor and Printmaker Did you know? “Mother with Child”, a large sculpture that paid homage to the people’s struggle in Vietnam, was stolen from the Kala Bhavan
Maha Shivratri, which also means “The Great Night of Shiva” is a Hindu festival celebrated to honour Lord Shiva. While most festivals are celebrated during the day, Maha Shivratri is celebrated at night. To celebrate Lord Shiva and the festival let us look at some beautiful creations by our makers.
Fact file Date of Birth: 22 December, 1909 Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh Parents: Purnashashi Devi and Kula Chandra Dey Date of Death: 31 January, 1966 Place of Death: Kolkata, West Bengal, India Profession: Painting Did you know? Manishi was originally named Bijoy Chandra and was the younger brother of
Fact file of Nandalal Bose: Date of Birth: December 3, 1882 Place of Birth: Kharagpur, Munger, Bengal Presidency, British India Date of Death: April 16, 1966 Place of Death: Calcutta, West Bengal, India Profession: Painting Spouse: Sudhira Devi Daughter: Gauri Father: Purnachandra Bose Mother: Kshetramonidevi Award: Padma Vibhushan (1954) Childhood
Vasudeo S Gaitonde was born in Maharashtra in 1924. He called his work “non-objective”. He believed that “there is no such thing as abstract art.” The influence of Vasudeo S. Gaitonde’s abstract paintings on modern and contemporary Indian art is hard to overestimate. His minimalist landscapes, reminiscent in turns of
An IPS officer, for whom painting has been a passion since childhood, Devajyoti’s works have been described as pseudoreal art in several art journals and magazines. His first solo was held in Kolkata in 2005, which was followed by many more in Mumbai’s Jehangir Gallery and at Delhi’s India Habitat
“In 1918, I realised a long cherished dream by visiting the Ajanta Caves. I at once made up my mind to copy the frescos but as I had no money, I had to travel to various cities of southwestern India drawing portraits of rich men and selling my work for