Album: The Exhibition ‘Santiniketan’

Beyond Nabadwip’s Poramatala Mandir, stood Kanai Karmakar’s photography studio, a landmark called Prantik. It was as if Kanai knew magic. He could conjure up technicolour pictures from black and white shots, transform smaller images into larger forms, all in the blink of an eye. An alumnus of the Art School in Kolkata, Kanai Karmakar, and… Continue reading Album: The Exhibition ‘Santiniketan’

Album: On the Day of Inauguration – The exhibition ‘Santiniketan’

Image (left to right) : Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya, Chandra Bhattacharjee and Prashant Tulsyan. The exhibition was presented by Prashant Tulsyan and curated by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Art Alinda)

Graduated from the Indian College of Art and Draughtsmanship with a first class in 1986. Received gold medal for excellence in fine arts by Rabindra Bharati University in 1986 and Taj Gaurav award in 2008. Honoured by the President of India as artist- in residence at The Rashtrapati Bhavan in November 2020. I started my… Continue reading Album: On the Day of Inauguration – The exhibition ‘Santiniketan’

Album: The exhibition ‘Santiniketan’ by Chandra Bhattacharjee

Cities will sprout where trees were king. Factories will harden forest floors. Nature will give way to the drum roll of development. All that is inevitable. But what if a few wondrous places were simply left alone ? Sheltered from the assault of progress? May be that would do us humans and our eponymous humanity… Continue reading Album: The exhibition ‘Santiniketan’ by Chandra Bhattacharjee