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The Art of Shantiniketan

The evolution of contemporary art in India owes much to the remarkable university at Shantiniketan in India, with its small but very significant art school, Kala Bhavana. Rabindranath Tagore had predicted while setting up Kala Bhavana, that artistic images would endure better than lyrics. Great artists of the Indian Freedom movement, from Tagore himself to Nandalal Bose and Ram Kinker Baij, and their works are at the heart of this feature. Interviews with leading contemporary artists like Sanat Kar, KS Radhakrishnan and AR Ramachandran add great depth and wisdom to this exploration of the legacy of Shantiniketan.

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