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Famine 1940s
Famine 1940s
by সোমনাথ হোড় | Somnath Hore

“Quite unbeknowest to me, the wounds of the 1940s famine, the uncertainty of war, the horrors of communal riots of 1946— all that we were sinking themselves into the techniques of my drawings — the helpless around us, the neglected and the hungry,” says artist and sculptor (late) Somnath Hore in his book, “My Concept of Art”.

Famine 1940s
Famine 1940s
by সোমনাথ হোড় | Somnath Hore

His sketches, sculptures and prints were a reaction to major historical crises and events of 20th century Bengal, such as the Bengal Famine of 1943 and the Tebhaga movement

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