“On the banks of the Hooghly river, there were settlements of five European communities or colonies such as—British colonies, French colonies, Danish colonies, Dutch colonies and last but not the least Portuguese colonies. They formed their colonies mostly for training purposes. Through exposure to their artistic knowledge and practice native artists learnt how to use… Continue reading Exhibition :Mythological Oil Paintings:19th & early 20th Century of BENGAL
Troilakyanath Deb was a Bengali artist of 19th Century A.D . He is notable for wood engraving in the history of Bengal art . The book authored by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Curator, Art Alinda) describes the life story of the artist and contains rare images of his artworks. The book is published by Mandas.
The Bengali storybook ‘Ghumpadani Golpo’ authored by Debolina Ghosh and illustrated by Subhendu Sarkar comprises stories of moral and social values. It has been composed in simple language. The purpose of this book is to entertain as well as helping children to learn Bengali easily. The book published by Mandas is available in the following… Continue reading Children’s Book Release : International Kolkata Book Fair (2023)
About the Author: Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya was born in Bally, Howrah district. He graduated from Peary Mohan College under Calcutta University, and took up teaching as a profession. But after a few years he left this profession and entered the corporate world and started living in Bangalore. During that time he began his career as an… Continue reading Book Release: International Kolkata Book Fair (2023)