150th Anniversary > Rabindranath Tagore
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Musician, Artist, Nobel Laureate, founder of ‘Vishwa Bharti’. This year marks the 150th anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. Born in 1861, Tagore turned artist at the age of 67 experimenting with various mediums. Tagore said of his art, “People often ask me about the meaning of my pictures. I remain silent even as my pictures are. It is for them to express and not to explain.” On June 15th, Sothebys is set to auction 12 of his paintings. And it has caused much furore in the sub-continent. Presenting a few of his pieces.
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