The second incident was in Paris. When I accompanied Bade Ustad to Paris for the first time, I expressed my wish to visit the Eiffel Tower. Somehow or the other, he didn’t let me go. When for the next time I went with him there, again I was not let go visit it. Once again this was repeated for the third time when Ustad didn’t let me go to visit the Eiffel Tower.
PANDIT UDAY BHAWALKAR…in dialogue with…SUBHADRAKALYAN (Reading Time: Approx 10 min) CHILDHOOD Meeting Pandit Uday Bhawalkar has always been a great experience for me for the past seventeen years of my life. Uday Dada, that’s exactly what I call him, remains Read more
“Creativity takes courage” – Henri Matisse (Reading Time: 26 min Approx) It takes a lot of courage to go against your family to pursue your dreams. He left his house with 10 rupees in his pocket and enormous courage in Read more
It was the most interesting and satisfying conversation with an artist so far as Mr. Subrata Paul held an unassuming air and carried a kindhearted personality which encouraged my inquisitions. His ethereal sculptures are a must see. I can guarantee that people of all generations will find themselves enamored once they witness his artworks face to face.
My poems are usually reactionary – meaning I write in response to incidents or scenes, or evens that move me or through me in a way that requires immediate outburst. I edit and re-edit my poems; then try to redesign the scratched-out portions into interesting artwork much like Tagore! My poems are therefore infrequent compared to my artistic pursuits. The creation of a painting or piece of art is a far lengthier process.