'''Arts and Crafts''' see [[Art and Crafts|art and crafts]].
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...e, though still a student, was appointed by Lock as a teacher of geometric art in his school in 1864. Thus he became a student-cum-teacher.
...s art school in 1872 Shayamacharan joined that school as a teacher of Fine Art and Sculpture with the permission of Lock. As a teacher he supervised the e
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...pieces of invaluable works of art scattered all over rural Bangladesh. The art centre started on 7 July 1975 in a colonial building owned by a Mr Barden w
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...fondness for painting, he had managed to complete six- year-course in the Art School. Lastly he successfully passed the final examination in 1941.
...e had significant contributions to the development of the curricula of the Art Institute.
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...olkata in the second half of the 19th century through the establishment of art schools. In [[dhaka]] many paintings were done under the patronage of the N
...th its names appeared in Dhaka. But the city was not entirely without some art heritage. In the first half of the 19th century an artist by the name of Al
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...arship from the [[University of Calcutta|university of calcutta]] to study art in London.
...rs (from 1945). Afterwards he became the director of the Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship.
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'''Jago Art Centre''' see [[Dance Groups|dance groups]].
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..., the Deputy Commissioner of Narayanganj, three persons interested in folk art and crafts nominated by the government, the Director of the Institute of Fi
[[Image:BangladeshFolkArtandCrafts.jpg|thumbnail|300px|right|Folk art and crafts products]]
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'''Suhrawardy, Shahid''' (1890-1965) educationist, writer, art-critic and diplomat, was born on 24 October 1890 in the famous Suhrawardy f
...Rabindranath|rabindranath tagore]]'s invitation and researched on Iranian art in [[Santiniketan|santiniketan]] as the Nizam Professor.
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...however, did not give up painting and got himself admitted in the Jubilee Art School of Calcutta where he studied for about four years.
...ing ''Smrti'' and the same year he was awarded by Calcutta Society of Fine Art for his painting ‘Pallipran’. When in 1922 and 1923 his paintings entit
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...ations, conducting research on traditional heritage and culture, arranging art exhibitions and organising festivals of music and drama at national and int
...s. It publishes books, periodicals, souvenirs, etc on different aspects of art and culture.
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...an art. The arts mentioned in Shukranitisara include caring for a boy, the art of holding power, athletics, swimming, climbing trees, writing the letters
...or the art of making balls for children's games; 62. vainayikividya or the art of taming wild animals and teaching them' games; 63. vaijayikividya or the
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...and others. He, however, felt most comfortable with the Indian style. Fine art in India got a new lease of life in his hands. His most brilliant works are
He founded the Indian Society of Oriental Art (1970). His paintings were displayed at exhibitions in London, Paris and Ja
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...completing the study of art Deviprasad worked as a teacher in the Oriental Art Society of Calcutta. He worked there for long twenty-eight years as its Pri
Besides paintings, Devi Prasad regularly practised the art of sculpture. He learnt sculpture from artist Hironmoy Chowdhury. He later
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...ed instructions from Nilmoni Mukherjee. Bagchi, enrolled at the Government Art School in 1865, received training from HH Locke in woodcarving, engraving,
...popular artists and craftsmen on the one hand and the government sponsored art school educated 'Academic' genre of painters on the other. The third group
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...xtiles, metalwork, porcelain, jewellery, other minor works of art and folk art. The archive of the museum is also enriched with many posters, pamphlets, n
...r galleries on the first floor of the museum building. A gallery of modern art temporarily occupies the space for an organized store.
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...titute in Dhaka in 1951 and by 1956 completed a graduation-level course in art.
Devdas Chakravarty';s professional career began with a job of an art teacher at Armanitola High School in Dhaka in 1957. Later on he got the job
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...by his father and grandfather and got admitted in the Government School of Art, Calcutta in 1904 at the age of 14. As a sculptor Haldar received his educa
...sequently, in 1924, he served as the principal of the Maharaja's School of Art and Crafts in Jaipur.
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...means a tray, a pot, a container; and sai means a plant or planting. As an art form bonsai originated in China many centuries ago and Japan later borrowed
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...of quilts and rags with artistic design. He also founded a museum of folk art in his village Binnogaon.
...solo exhibition of his own folk art at Open Air Exhibition of White Chapel Art Gallery in London in 1988. He had a joint exhibition of quilts and rags of
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...much contemporary in feeling. It is mainly the womenfolk who have kept the art alive in this part of the subcontinent. They retain connections with age-ol
...s''' '''or embankments. Alpana does t occur in any of the ancient books on art, although the word Rangavali is mentioned in some of them.
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...This is particularly true for the image of goddess Durga. This traditional art not only enhances the appearance of the Durga image, but also develops some
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...e Chinese traveller Ma Huen, who visited Bengal in 1406 AD, mentioned this art in his travel accounts. Sakher hanri is also known as 'sakher chukai' or 'j
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...od he started to cherish a desire to become an artist inspired by the folk art items such as fairy tales, pithas (cakes) and embroidery works.
...n he got himself admitted in the newly established Government Institute of Art, Dhaka in 1948. He obtained his graduation in first division from this inst
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...had set up twenty-two schools of industrial art, including the three major art schools in Madras, Bombay (Modern Mumbai) and Calcutta. Around 1878 another
...rts, European connoisseurs found a great deal that was admirable in Indian art. They drew the attention of European craftsmen to the excellence of the tec
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...od stuff, are kept hanging there. The women are the makers of this form of art.
Though shika is made for domestic uses, skills in art and the sense of beauty of the artisan find expression through it. Embroide
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...y of Fine Arts at Philadelphia, USA during 1958-59. Hamidur Rahman took up art teaching alongside his work as a painter. He was a professor of fine arts a
...me of cultural references while trying to effect radical change in the way art was practiced. His experimentation with style and technique led him to ques
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'''De, Bishnu''' (1909-1982) poet, prose writer, cinema critic and art connoisseur, was born on 18 July 1909. His father was Abinash Chandra De, a
...uted stories and poems to different magazines in Kolkata. He also wrote on art, music and culture. A number of his books on prose and poetry have been pub
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...eas of Bangladesh. It is both a culinary art and an important women's folk art.
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...ne. Though a great artist, Zoffany could never overcome his poverty by his art activities in Europe. European artists in Bengal, who returned home with gr
...ar-piece in St. John's Church in Calcutta. In the history of modern Indian art, Zoffany occupies an important place. Fellow of the Royal Academy, the Soci
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...nj]]. Earlier it had been believed that the only extant piece of this folk art genre was a gazir pat preserved in the Asutosh Museum, Calcutta.
...ngladesh through the ages, 1992), Lokaxilper Bhubane (In the realm of folk art, 1993), Dhakar Banijyik Karukala (The commercial crafts of Dhaka, 1993), Lo
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...rly. He was the music director and music teacher of [[Jago Art Centre|jago art centre]].
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...Akshay Kumar|akshaya kumar maitreya]]. He was also influenced by the noted art historian Professor Stella Kramrisch, who taught both at the University of
...north Bengal with a view to collect information regarding the specimens of art and architecture of ancient Bengal. The reports on these explorations were
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'''Rahman, Mukhlesur''' (1924-1993) art historian. He was born on 1 February, 1924 in village Mugbelai of [[Kamarkh
...he was appointed the Director of the Museum and was made the Professor of Art History in the same organisation in 1982. He continued in the service of th
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'''Ahmed, Sayeed''' (1931-2010) playwright, art critic, civil servant, was born in Islampur of old Dhaka on 1 January 1931.
...ers of Bangladesh (1979), Contemporary Art (1980) and Contemporary Graphic Art of Bangladesh (1996). Sayeed Ahmed delivered a number of lectures on these
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...n 18 September 1867. The family, famous for its immense wealth, patronised art and culture. Gaganendra lost his father at the age of only 14 and thus his
...ard labour he gave a new lease of life to ''The Indian Society of Oriental Art'' established in 1907.
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'''Baset, Kazi Abdul''' (1935-2002) painter, art teacher was born in Dhaka on 4 December 1935. His father was Abdul Jalil an
...ng he became the head of Drawing and Painting Department of the Government Art Institute. During this time (1991-94) he also acted as the Director of the
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...senting different phases of Indian art but with special emphasis on Bengal Art.
...t. In particular, the museum has a unique collection of the folk and rural art of the country, of Bengal terracotta through the ages, and of some of the f
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...e the development of sculpture department, Abdur Razzaq focused on his own art-works and sculptures. He was the Acting Director of the Institute of Fine A
...education in the USA. He was specially drawn to various methods of etched art such as etching, dry point, aquatint, matzo-tint and engraving. In addition
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...earnt western art from the Italian artist-teacher Gilerdy and the oriental art techniques from its Principal Percy Brown.
...positions reflect flat treatment of colour, bold lines and candour of folk art.
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...enhance the artistic quality of films, create awareness about the value of art and promote conscious efforts to produce quality films.
...esh Film Society. It initiated an effective movement for the exhibition of art films, organising discussions, seminars and workshops, publication of a qua
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'''Shataranji''' is a creative art of weaving and technically it is similar to modern tapestry. In the past, S
...small market. As a result, shataranji; a unique, industrial and potential art form of weaving is now disappearing. '
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...al''' (1882-1966) is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern Indian art. Though his paternal home was in Hoogly, Bengal, he was born on 3 December
...e of Abanindranath Tagore, the leader of the revivalist movement in Indian art. The movement, which later became known as the Bengal School, was related t
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...tists were first published in Prabasi. Ramananda himself was interested in art studies and wrote on the Ajanta Cave paintings in the first issue. Besides
...ahire Bangali. Though creative writing was its forte, articles on history, art, archaeology, sociology, education, literature and literary theories, scien
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...talent and international repute. He played a pioneering role in the modern art movement in Bangladesh that began, by all accounts, with the setting up of
...ts of Zainul Abedin and a few of his colleagues that a tradition of Modern Art took shape in Bangladesh just within a decade. For his artistic and visiona
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...preading over almost eight thousand square metre area of its six sections- Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Zoology, Geology and Botany with about one mill
...Shatavahana, Gandhara, Kusana, Gupta, Pala-Sena, Chandela, Hoysala, Chola art galleries besides the minor antiquity collections through the ages. A modes
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...initiated rural artists and still in demand in the folk society. As a folk art it makes an important element of Bengal cultural heritage.
...f Rama, loves of Krishna, tale of Gazi etc became the themes of Hindu pata art.
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In 1946 he made attempts to get himself admitted to the Calcutta Art Institute. But his efforts went in vain as he could not submit the applicat
In 1948 Imdad got himself admitted in the first batch to the Dhaka Art College in its first batch. But he left the college after two months. Then
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...of autorickshaws or baby taxis. Rickshaw art has been compared to traffic art in other parts of the world, such as the decorated trucks of Pakistan.
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...ent of Krishna. Being an attentive Krisha lover, Chaitannya introduced the art of devotional dance in the musical performance of Krishnaleela. Kabir tried
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...r used to work on and thus developed a liking for art. Sultan knew that an art education was only possible in Calcutta, but family hardship stood in the w
..., who was a member of the governing body of the School, Sultan entered the Art School. Suhrawardy also offered him accommodation in his house, and the use
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...h endeavoured to create a new form of drama by combining oriental dramatic art with western drama. Apart from writing original plays such as ''Kauravaviyo
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...(BPS). He devoted himself to promoting and popularising photography as an art medium. He wrote a number of books on photography. Among them ''Adhunik Pho
...87). He was honoured as ESFIAP at the FIAP (Federation International de L' Art Photographique) 19th Congress in Germany (1987); Hon FPAD (the highest hono
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...ratachari movement]], Manimela, Mukul Fauj etc. Apart from his interest in art, he was also interested in physical exercise and, in 1945, he became the Be
...ght at the same institute till 1960. In 1950, Quamrul Hassan organised the Art Group in Dhaka.
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...y, fortune telling, horoscope and the like. Magic also plays a role in the art of modern advertisement of products. Modern entertainer magicians perform t
...e art to a sophisticated level. Some women also did well in performing the art. The most outstanding magician of Bangladesh is Jewel Aich, who entertain p
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...shid, his Bengali heritage led him to explore the possibilities of jute in art. Working initially with jute and cotton, and then with jute, cotton and sil
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...excavated material is in the collection of the [[Asutosh Museum of Indian Art|asutosh museum]] and the State Archaeological Museum, Calcutta, and in addi
...art in its stylistic affiliation seems to run a parallel course with those art objects of Gangetic India of c 350 BC through to c 500 AD. They reveal the
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...ya [[Abedin, Zainul|zainul abedin]] was his teacher and while a student of art, he became close to celebrated painters like Quamrul Hassan and SM Sultan.
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...acher in Nawabpur School. In 1954, he got appointed as a faculty member in Art Institute, Dhaka (presently Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka). In
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'''Embroidery''' art of ornamental needlework. Embroidery can be of two types: folk and formal.
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...ty. With this end in view, the magazine published articles on the history, art, literature and philosophy of [[Islam|islam]]. Whenever any unfounded and d
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...es, pamphlets and booklets on literature, history, geography, religion and art. These were published in two volumes in 1914 and 1922. [Ratan Lal Chakrabor
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...ata, India), Gurusaday Dutt Museum (Kolkata, India) and the Museum of Folk Art and Crafts ([[Sonargaon|sonargaon]], Bangladesh) possess a large variety of
...the scroll paintings of Bangladesh are linked to the traditional pictorial art of continental India of the pre-Buddhist and pre-Ajanta epochs, and of Tibe
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...dent of British painter CL Palmer. Later he joined the Calcutta Government Art School, where he came in contact with an eminent artist Pulin Kunda, and as
In 1916, when Abanindranath Tagore left the Calcutta Art School, Jamini Prakash was appointed its Vice-Principal. Whenever Mr Percy
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...s found at Ahichhatra with those of Paharpur have revealed a new school of art in burnt clay. K.N. Dikshit';s died just after retirement in 1944, marked t
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...ala academy]], and Qamrunnessa School before founding his own school, Jago Art Centre, in 1959. He choreographed many [[Dance Drama|dance drama]]s, among
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...rectangular hall contained a mixed collection of coins, beads and books on art. A second room showed models of village and town life, and ivory and silver
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...imultaneously acted in both art film and commercial films. In the field of art film, he acted in cinemas like Hulia, Bachelor, Matritva, Bhohubrihi, Aha!
Humayun Faidi taught as a guest teacher on the art of acting for sometime in the Department of Theater of Dhaka University. He
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...nes of human knowledge, especially history, literature, language, culture, art and the archaeology of Bengal. His sagacity probably influenced Kumar [[Ray
...nd and authoritative knowledge of ancient and medieval history, and of the art and iconography of Bengal.
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...fond of writing poetry and painting. He also studied for some time at the Art College of [[Tagore, Abanindranath|abanindranath tagore]]. His first poem w
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...ulture during the Pala and Husain Shahi period. The Mughals too patronized art and culture of the area.
...hulam Hussein Salim is of opinion that Alivardi Khan was an avid patron of art and culture. Some of the paintings of his court, entitled ‘Nawab Alivardi
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...duced a new trend in Bangla literature by denying all divisions of Western art in the light of thousand-year old outlook of the Babgalis.
Dramatist Selim Al Deen was an exponent of dualistic dualism theory of art, the fusion theory, and new ethnic theory. Because of his extraordinary con
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..., religion, politics and biography. He first made his name in the field of art history, a subject that became the basis for his experiments on an integrat
...cture. This intensified his interest in art and also made him realise that art cannot be studied in isolation from society, the state and the broader cult
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...there that, those people had subdued wild elephants. The Austrics knew the art of weaving cotton clothes and could produce sugar from sugarcane. They main
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...a academy]] was established in 1955. In 1959 Gauhar Jamil established Jago Art Centre. The next year [[Chhayanaut|chhayanaut]] was founded. Subsequently o
...Rawshan Jamil, a former dancer and widow of Gauhar Jamil, supervised Jago Art Centre till her death in 2002.
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...fter the invention of printing press it was known as commercial art as the art form was used frequently to fulfill commercial requirements. Graphic design
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...Shyam Shankar was a connoisseur of performing arts. To him dance was both art and worship. Uday himself was instinctively inclined to dance and painting.
...With him also came Miss Alice Bonner, an influential Swiss sculptress and art historian. With Alice Bonner, Uday Shankar visited all parts of India in se
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...Later, it took part in the World Photographic Exhibition held at the Leeds Art Gallery, Photokina Award Festival in Germany, and UNESCO World Exhibition o
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...hetic standard of the Mauryan sculpture it can be easily inferred that the art had a long and continuous heritage. Facial expression, hairstyle, head-orna
A kind of terracotta art style was in vogue throughout the Ganga-Jamuna Valley and Central India dur
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...who learn and practise karate to take the oath that they will not use this art to take revenge or with a motive to cause injury. They pledge to use it jus
...gh foreigners. In the beginning, a number of karate players learnt martial art in Burma (Myanmar) and after returning home, some of them opened training c
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...uding the exercise of the power to levy taxes and fees at the local level (Art. 60).
...d elects from amongst the elected members a Speaker, and a Deputy Speaker (Art. 74). The Speaker and, in his absence, the Deputy Speaker, presides over th
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...shop, Satsanga Press and Publishing House, Satsanga Charitable Dispensary, Art Centre, Maternity Centre, Cottage Industrial Centre, Satsanga Agricultural
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'''Bengal Art''' (Colonial Period, 1757-1947) Art in Bengal developed in varied and diverse ways during the nearly two hundre
...thers, most of these artists were of moderate merit and fame. Though their art do not have much aesthetic significance, they, however, contributed greatly
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...Asutosh Museum of Indian Art|asutosh mookerjee]][[Asutosh Museum of Indian Art|,]] Girindra Sekhar Bose, Tara Prasanna Roy etc of the day were associated
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...a sculpture (Fig.2) of Gupta era found in [[Mahasthangarh|mahasthangarh]]. Art form of both the sculptures are almost same.
The best example of classical Gupta art form found at Mongolkot is a sculpture of an young lady wearing a heavy nec
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...rvedic medicine, Gangadhar also wrote books on Sanskrit grammar, rhetoric, art and literature. He also wrote poems and plays in Sanskrit. Among his books
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Kali Prasanna was a patron of art and culture, particularly of the theatre. He himself established a theatre
Kali Prasanna Singh was known to his contemporaries as a great patron of art and culture, a zealous advocate of widow remarriage, a reformer of society
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...complete. If sex is ignored, human society will disappear. This is why the art of sex, like the other three pursuits, is regarded in the Hindu scriptures
...books to write his Kamasutra in 7 sections and 36 chapters. Apart from the art of love-making, Kamasutra discusses many aspects of Indian society, giving
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...number of well-read writings. James Fergusson was also the first among the art-historian to have studied Indian Architecture by analysing the style and di
...int out and characterise. His treatise on The True Principles of Beauty in Art, an early publication, is a most thoughtful metaphysical study. Some of his
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...nakshi kantha]], publishing one of the first serious articles on this folk art in JISOA in 1929. Some of the kanthas he collected, along with other folk a
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...a, found from Faridpur and now preserved in the [[Asutosh Museum of Indian Art|asutosh museum]], Calcutta, to the 10th-11th century.
...was intermingling of exotic trend with the local one and a mixed system of art was the consequent result.
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''See also'' [[Folk Art and Crafts|folk arts and crafts]].
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...nds, though now blank, must have been originally enlivened with terracotta art.
...g illustrates a happy blend of Mughal plaster design with local terracotta art. With the exception of its terracotta ornamentation, the Gorai Mosque appea
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...porary social affairs, which until then had been beyond the purview of the art of pilgrimage centres.
...l. It was left to Rudyard Kipling to be charmed by the terse beauty of the art and to acquire a lot which was to be donated in 1917 to the Victoria and Al
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...utheast Bengal). The greatest achievement of the Devas was in the field of art and architecture.
...ges can also be found. The Mainamati bronzes primarily represent religious art. No bronze sculpture of a purely secular character has yet been noticed. Ex
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...Indian art. For a better understanding of Rakhaldas' exposition of Indian art in a greater perspective one has to go through the chapters on sculpture an
...Guptas, Rakhaldas carefully distinguished the stylistic features of Gupta art manifested in different regions and referred to Mathura, Varanasi (Saranath
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