Faculty Member

Anshuman Das Gupta

Assistant Professor


History of Art, Kala-Bhavana

Area of Specialisation
Traditional Indian Sculpture and Archietecture

Modern Movements in India and West


Theories of Art



Date of Birth 14th July 1967
Date of Joining 24.08.1997
Year Degree College/University
1990 B.Fine Kala Bhavana ,Visva-Bharati
1992 M.Fine in Fine Arts M.S. University of Baroda
Research Projects, Papers and Books

 M.A.Dissertation on Mediaval Western and Central Indian Archietecture
 Papers on Contemporary Indian Sculpture and Archietecture
 Papers on Museum Discourses, Video Art, Art languages
 Present project on Post-Colonial Modernism and on Institutions of taste
 Published atleast 10-12 articles in major journals and books

Teaching Experience
 5 years 8 months in Visva-Bharati
 2 years in M.S.U (as a Research Fellow)
 2 years in (terms) visiting Faculty, N.S.D. Delhi
Awards and other Academic Distinctions
Awarded a Net Fellowship, Nehru Cambridge Trust Fellowship from V and A Museum
Other Co-curricular Interests
Worked as a chief Researcher for 3 films on : K.G.Subramanyam, 1996, Santiniketan, by Arun Khopkar and Gandhi, Nehru and Modern Art by Arun Khopkar
Any other information
 Currently finishing a longish paper on Santiniketan archietecture 
 Undertaking to finish a project on Indian Modernism