My experiments with murals

by  Benodebehari Mukherjee

When I started to learn painting I had only my ideas and thoughts to depend on. I hardly knew of the importance of experiments. Fortunately our teacher Acharya Nandalal Bose was quite keen on technical experiments. It was with his encouragement that we made our first attempts to do a mural on the wall

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Abanindranath Tagore & Nandalal Bose

by  Benodebehari Mukherjee

Abanindranath Tagore

During the last quarter of the nineteenth century when the elite of the Indian society were fully under the spell of Western art, Raja Ravi Varma was acclaimed to be the unrivalled painter of the country. It was at that time Abanindranath’s training as an artist started under

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The Art of Abanindranath Tagore

by  Benodebehari Mukherjee

The only way to know Abanindranath, the artist, is to see his pictures. The other role that he plays in the history of modern Indian painting is that of the founder of a new movement. In this light his position is historically significant. The fame of Abanindranath as the reviver of Indian tradition

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