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Sanat Kar



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Biography

He was born in Calcutta in 1935. He joined the Government College of Art and Craft at Calcutta in 1950 after matriculation. In 1952, along with fellow-students Kar formed a group called The Artists' Circle. He graduated from the art college in 1955. Held teaching jobs first at Calcutta Boy's School and then in 1978 at Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati in Santiniketan. He played a major role in the formation of the Society of Contemporary Artists in 1960. From the late '80s began painting with tempera. Kar lives and works in Calcutta.


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