Monthly Archives: January 2013

Recreating Seaurat’s ‘La Grande Jatte’ in “Garer Maath”…………A holiday afternoon in Kolkata Maidan.

Georges Seaurat’s ‘A Sunday Afternoon On The Island Of La Grande Jatte’ has long been one of my favourite post-impressionistic era paintings. The rich colours, the technique of pointillism and the diverse characters portrayed in the painting makes it, at least to me, a complete novel rather than just a landscape. A BBC News program, that I happened […]


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On Kids And Killjoys

The bus stop at Mohanpur  en route Midnapore  town is right beside a big field which, according to the seasons, and the different festivities typical of Indian seasons, serves as a venue for Puja Pandals, club football, cultural programmes and political rallies. This winter morning it dressed up in pretty colourful paper flags and bright […]