Linocut Print making inspired from Bengali Literature

Linocut is a relief printing process created by carving a design into a block of lino, rolling ink onto the surface and laying paper or fabric on top then applying pressure to produce a print. Lino was first used by artists at the end of the Nineteenth century, and really took off in the 1920s and 30s, when linoleum was developed for use as affordable flooring.

Impression have transformed few famous story and poems from bengali literature into one single decorative piece of art through linoprints, especially Birpurush’ by Rabindranatha Tagore, ‘Aam Aatir Bhepu’ and ‘Chander Pahar’ by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhay. 

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