Nandalal  Bose

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH About   Nandalal  Bose’s paintings Dr  S  Radhakrishnan (noted philosopher and a former President of India) had observed, “ when we  come across   a  great genius  who  has abiding  faith  in     the spirit of this    ancient land, who has that rarest  of qualities  unhampered  unclouded visions we feel we have come  into  our own world  of art.Nandalal Bose  takes his   material  from the  … Continue reading Nandalal  Bose

Jitish Kallat

BY CSMI STAFF WRITER Working in a diverse array of materials, Jitish Kallat makes installations, paintings, and sculptures that take inspiration from the people and paradoxes of his native city of Mumbai. His monumental sculptures, such as Eruda and Annexe (2006), mythologise India’s urban poor, whom he depicts as both disenfranchised and remarkably resilient. He cites a broad range of influences, from Pop art and Dada to Persian miniatures and billboards, coalescing in … Continue reading Jitish Kallat

Bharti Kher

BY CSMI STAFF WRITER Bharti Kher was born in London, England, in 1969. She studied at Middlesex Polytechnic from 1987 to 1988, and then attended the Foundation Course in Art and Design at Newcastle Polytechnic from 1998 to 1991, receiving a BA Honours in Fine Art, Painting. She moved to India in 1993, where she lives and works today. The stick-on, ready-made bindi – a traditional Indian … Continue reading Bharti Kher