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Table of contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

The Story of this Book

RAMKINKAR: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
Childhood and early years
Santiniketan in the 1920s
Ramkinkar in Santiniketan

ABOUT RAMKINKAR’S SCULPTURES
Sujata
Santbal family
The bust of Rabindranath Tagore
Other portraits
Lamp stand
‘Black Hostel’ and the use of concrete
The Harvester
Subhas Chandra Bose
On the way to Kankalitola
Other works
Stone carvings
Maquettes and unfinished pieces
Yaksha-Yakshi, also called Kuber and Kuberni
Human Figures


Ramkinkar’s Sculptures: Photographs

Ramkinkar’s Sculptures: List of photographs

Ramkinkar in his own words
ON BOOKS AND THEATRE
ON SANTINIKETAN
ON HIMSELF AND ART
‘Akti Chhadmabeshi Kuhelika’ (‘An Illusion in false Guise’)
‘I am only a visual artist, not a conjurer of words’
On the nude in art
On impressionism and cubism
On abstract art
On love
‘Master Moshai - Nandalal Bose, Our Acharyadev’

RAMKINKAR THROUGH THE EYES OF HIS FRIENDS,
STUDENTS AND ASSOCIATES
Benodebehari Mukherjee: Rakinkar Babur Katha
Benodebehari Mukherjee: Sadhak Shilpi Ramkinkar
Dinkar Kowshik: Blossoms of Light
Prabhash Sen: Glimpses from the Memory Land
K G Subramanyan: Ramkinkar and His work
Kanchan Chakraberti: Ramkinkar - Santiniketan, A Myth
Bagal ray, a unique assistant: interviewed by Prakash Das
Radharani, the Model for Yakshini: interviewed by
Prakash Das

RAMKINKAR’S SCULPTURES: A LIST OF KNOWN WORKS

RAMKINKAR’S LIFE AND WORK: A CHRONOLOGY
Early years
The Santiniketan years
As a teacher in Modern School, Delhi
Back in Santiniketan
The last journey

RAMKINKAR: A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

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