Art Craft and Culture

Project by

Prof. Raja Mohanty

This project will be exhibited at Design Degree Show 2015, 13th to 17th June.

Tagore and Nature: Sculptural Exploration with Terracotta

In this project I have tried to study Rabindranath Tagore’s reflection of nature through his poetry and various art work by exploring few terracotta sculptures of the artist itself. This was accompanied by a study of some works of Tagore to understand how nature shaped the poet and the painter. Rabindranath Tagore’s decision to move from Calcutta to Bolpur, Shantiniketan suggests the close affinity he felt with nature. All of his works for poetry to paintings all of them are clearly derived from the deep connection he had with nature.

The exploration included attempts at both realistic and stylized interpretations in terracotta.


  • Tonmoy Phukan


  • Manoj Sharma

    Nice work and a courageous attempt to do something different. Congratulations to you and Prof. Raja Mohanty.

  • Avantika Chatterjee