Unique exhibition by teachers of Rabindra Bharati University
Kolkata: A one-of-its-kind exhibition by the teachers of Rabindra Bharati University titled "Propositions 2019" will be inaugurated by Bidyut Chakraborty, Vice-Chancellor of Visva Bharati University, on March 19.
The venue is Birla Academy of Art and Culture. Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Vice-Chancellor of Rabindra Bharati University will be present at the opening function.
The exhibition is organised by the Faculty of Visual Arts, RBU. It is the only of its kind where the teachers will display their works.
"Propositions 2019" will showcase paintings, drawings, print making of 16 teachers of the faculty of Visual Arts, RBU. The teachers whose works will be on display are Aditya Prasad Mitra, Surajit Chanda, Dolon Champa Ganguly, Sohini Dhar among others.
Initially, only the department of painting constituted the faculty. In the early 1980s, the faulty branched itself to five departments. These are paintings, sculpture, graphics painting, applied art and the history of art.
The exhibition will encourage the students to see the works of their teachers. It may be mentioned that the Japanese government has recently given Rs 22 lakh to refurbish the Japan gallery of Rabindra Bharati museum.