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Ramkinkar Baij

 (1910 - 1980)
Ramkinkar Baij was active/lived in India.  Ramkinkar Baij is known for painting.

Ramkinkar Baij

Born in 1906, not only was Ramkinkar Baij India’s first modern sculptor, but also “one of the most important voices in the discourse on modernism in India.” (N. Ahuja, Ramkinkar through the Eyes of Devi Prasad, New Delhi, 2007, unpaginated)

Baij spent most of his life at Santiniketan, first as one of Nandalal Bose’s students at Kala Bhavan, then as a teacher and finally Head of the Sculpture Department at the school.  His most important large-scale sculptural works remain on public display on the campus in Santiniketan. 

Writing about Baij, Benode Behari Mukherjee remembered what Bose once said to him about his colleague.  “At noon, Acharya Nandalal appeared in my studio room and said, ‘Benode, go   ...  Displaying 750 of 2588 characters.

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About  Ramkinkar Baij

Born:  1910
Died:   1980
Known for:  painting