Santiniketan News

An exhibition shares how the visually challenged pioneer of modern Indian art, Benode Behari Mukherjee saw the world

Around a month after Santiniketan announced that it will honour its eminent alumni Benode Behari Mukherjee with a gallery dedicated to the work of the visually challenged modernist master, an exhibition in Delhi traces his oeuvre, from the time Mukherjee completed his studies at Kala Bhavan. “He registered as its second student in 1919, when […]

An exhibition to mark Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary focuses on works created in his later years

For Rabindranath Tagore, a man known to have given India one of its most prestigious art institutions, Santiniketan, it is only befitting that an exhibition celebrating his works has a bust of him designed by a student from the very institution.


A Pale View of Hills

After years of neglect, a proposal is made for the restoration of KG Subramanyan’s iconic installations at Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti

V-C’s gherao withdrawn, Registrar says ‘even militants better than these students’

The steering committee of the students and teachers, however, remained persistent with their demand for the V-C’s resignation.

Explained: No peace in Santiniketan

SABYASACHI BANDOPADHYAY explains why students and teachers are angry at Santiniketan.

Visva-Bharati stir turns ugly, salaries stopped

Body of professors to get FIR lodged against V-C today


Morals in Murals

DURING his tutelage under Nandalal Bose in Santiniketan during the 1940s,KG Subramanyan learned one of his first big lessons in art: it is a reaction to his surroundings as much as it is a mode of personal expression.

Documents stolen,Rs 1 cr left untouched in Visva-Bharati break-in

AUTHORITIES of Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan on Saturday reported that important documents were stolen from the central office of the varsity.

Cast in time

The first retrospective of India’s pioneer sculptor Ramkinkar Baij is being held at Mumbai’s National Gallery of Modern Art.

Devi Prasad,renowned studio potter and philosopher,passes away at 89

Recognised as one of India’s foremost studio potters,Devi Prasad breathed his last in the Capital on June 2.