Somnath Hore

Somnath Hore (1921–2006) was a Bengali sculptor and printmaker. His sketches, sculptures and prints were a reaction to major historical crises and events of twentieth-century Bengal, such as the Bengal Famine of 1943 and the Tebhaga movement. Among the many honours he received are the Padma Bhushan (posthumously), the Aban–Gagan Purashkar and the Rabindra Bharati University Award. He lived and worked in Santiniketan until his death.

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