Tag Archives: Jayashree Chakravarty

  • In Conversation with Jayashree Chakravarty

    Jayashree Chakravarty’s drawings, paintings, paper scrolls, and life-size installations revolve around the withering relationship of nature and humankind. Her life-long proximity to nature and its vagaries have shaped her practice as an artist. She owes this connection to her growing up years in the hilly state of Tripura, and her exposure to life at Santiniketan, …

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  • ‘Sightings: Out of the Wild’ – Rescuing earthly existence from extinction

    “Was he an animal, that music could move him so?” – The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Noida, has curated a group show, Sightings: Out of the Wild, featuring the works of over forty modern and contemporary  artists, such as M. F. Husain, K. G. Subramanyan, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, Jayashree Chakravarty, …

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  • Jayashree Chakravarty: Nature as Studio

    One of the most important catalysts in Jayashree Chakravarty’s art is the transformation of Kolkata’s Salt Lake area into a bustling township from a marshy land dotted with fishing villages. It was in the 1980s that she moved to the city, with her Ma and Baba, from Tripura, where she was born. In the process …

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