In pictures: On World Art Day, Kumartoli artists create magic at Rang Matir Panchali

Rang Matir Panchali 2019 made World Art Day and Poila Baisakh an affair to remember. A total of 30 artisans turned kumartoli, the idol-making hotspot of Kolkata, into a living art village during the two-day carnival under the initiative of Sabyasachi Chatterjee. From meaningful art installations to breathtaking paintings, the artists floored us with their exhibits.

author_img Published :  17th April 2019 04:56 PM   |   Published :   |  17th April 2019 04:56 PM
The iconic yellow taxi stole the show
The iconic yellow taxi stole the show
A captivating wall art commanding attention
A captivating wall art commanding attention
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This 10 ft tall installation of Durga speaks volume of the dexterity of the artisans
This 10 ft tall installation of Durga speaks volume of the dexterity of the artisans
This indoor installation, where a semi-clothed woman was seen seated on a cot with goddess Durga in the background was a grim reminder of the status of women in the society.
A statue of Shah Rukh Khan welcomed everyone with open arms
A statue of Shah Rukh Khan welcomed everyone with open arms
This installation of an artist bleeding and painting with his own blood highlighted the plight of the artisans in Kumartoli
This installation of an artist bleeding and painting with his own blood highlighted the plight of the artisans in Kumartoli

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