About the Artist : Tushar Kanti Das Roy , studied sculpture making in the Indian College of Art & Craft Kolkata, India.
About his works : Tradition bengal was well known for its hand rickshaw pullers. These men would bare feet carry not only the heavy rickshaws but also the people on them with perfect speed ,stance and diginity . There are a few of them left in Bengal now . Here they are seen resting in the afternoon waiting for passengers . Das captures that moment wonderfully in this sculpture .
Tushar Kanti Das Roy is another artist whose works are completely steeped in the essence of Bengal; whether it’s a couple sitting on a bench under a lamp-post with adjoining spiral stair case or a musician or a set of hand drawn richshaw men typical of Bengal, Tushar works cannot be more telling of the romance of Bengal.