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Jamini Roy on the BBC

Today Jamini Roy is the subject of a documentary on BBC Radio 4, titled Bengal to Baker Street in 80 Paintings.  Nirmalya Kumar’s affinity with the work of Jamini Roy is discussed during the program, and various paintings from his … Continue reading

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Avinash Chandra, 1931-1991

Born in Simla in 1931, Avinash Chandra studied in Delhi before moving to London in 1956, and it was there that he honed his artistic skills, influenced initially by Van Gogh and Chaim Soutine.  His new surroundings helped him flourish … Continue reading

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