Sangit Kala Kendra
Entertainment and Enlightenment Through the Arts Creating Harmony and Peace.

Sri. Sankho Choudhuri
SCULPTURE

A product of Shantiniketan. An outstanding sculptor. A teacher who left an indelible imprint. Headed the Department of Sculpture at the M.S. University, Baroda (1950). Rose to become the Dean of the University.

Showered with several accolades. The National Award of Lalit Kala Academy in 1956. Padma Shri in 1971. D. Litt (Honoris Casua) by the Centre Escolar University, Philippines in 1974. Gagan Abani Award from Vishwa Bharati University, 1981. Honorary Doctorate from Rabindra Bharati University, 1997. Kalidas Samman, Bhopal 2002. His sculptures exude a rhythmic quality. Lyrical. Virtually poetry in clay, terracotta, plaster, cement, stone, marble, wood and metal.

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