Sanjoy Kumar Mallik
Sanjoy Kumar Mallik holds a PhD in Art History from the M.S. University of Baroda. He is currently Principal, Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharti, Santiniketan where he is Professor in the Department of History of Art. He has taught a semester at the School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His publications include Chittaprosad (DAG, New Delhi, 2011), Gopal Ghosh (NGMA & Akar Prakar with MAPIN, 2013) and Jamini Roy (Rajya Charukala Parshad, Govt. of West Bengal, 2014). He has edited a collection of essays on the Kalo Bari or the Black House (Visva-Bharati, 2016), a unique mud-architecture that serves as a hostel for visual arts students at Santiniketan. His teaching and research interests centre on the characteristics of the early modern in Indian art, the pictorial language of Indian miniature paintings, and the expressive potential in terracotta temple decorations from Bengal.