Category Archives: Indian Art

Medieval Saints by Benode Behari Mukherjee : A journey of an Introspective Artist

This is a photograph of Benodebehari Mukherjee's mural at Hindi Bhavan at Santiniketan in West Bengal

Aranya Bhowmik talks about the Mural painting Medieval Saints by the Indian Artist Benode Behari Mukherjee. He looks at the murals through a critical lens of contextual modernism interspersed with Tagorian ideals and the structure of Kala Bhavan at Santiniketan. The Structure of Modernism in India is not as it was in the West. In […]

Negotiating the Post-Colonial Identity in Jyoti Bhatt’s works

This is a painting by Artist Jyoti Bhatt titled A-B-ZEE of My India,

Leo Tolstoy while talking about art says, “What translates infectiously from the artistic expression to the viewer is feeling”. It is this infectiousness of the artistic expression is what attracts the viewer to a work of art. It was this aspect of Jyoti Bhatt’s work that drew me when I was only six years old. […]