Kolkata Centre for Creativity’s library is located on the 5th floor of the centre.

It is a one of a kind ‘Art Library’. With more than 1700 books, 1000 Art auction & exhibition catalogues and 550 Art periodicals as well.

The collection encompasses diverse subjects of the art field such as Art Theory, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Graphic Arts & Prints, Decorative arts, Textile Arts, Metal Arts, Ceramic Arts, Glass Arts, Architecture, Interior design, Performing Arts etc. The library also consists of books on general subjects like History, Social Science, Science, Technology, Literature, Religion, Culinary Arts etc.

Our Collection:

  • Art movement: Cubism, Pop art, Abstract art, Fauvism, Futurism, Post-Impressionism etc.
  • Abstract artists: Piet Mondrian, Howard Hodgkin, Gerhard Richter, Mark Rothko, De Kooning, Kandinsky etc.
  • Books on sculptors: Giacometti, K.S.Radhakrishnan, Ramkinkar Baij, Yayoi Kusama, Calder, Noguchi, Anthony Caro etc.
  • Books on and by Photographers of national and international repute: Raghu Rai, Dinesh Khanna, Nemai Ghosh, Shahidul Alam, Tommy Clarke, Michael Eastman, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Steve McCurry, Don McCullin, Andy Warhol etc
  • Books on Shantiniketan artists: Rabindranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Somnath Hore, Jogen Chowdhury, K.G. Subramanyan etc.
  • Books on Textiles like Quilting, Crochet, Cashmere, Folk Embroidery, Ikat, Persian Carpet etc.
  • Books on Design like Floral Art, Folded Book Art, Digital Handmade, Art Deco, Handbook of Painted Decoration, Indigo etc.
  • Books on Architecture: 3D thinking in design & architecture, Eco Architecture, Bamboo Architecture, Glass Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Animal Architecture, Black Architecture etc.
  • Books on Interior design: Moroccan Interiors, Indian Interiors, London Interiors, Parisian Interiors, French Interior Design, Italian Interior Design etc.
  • Books on Modern Art artists: Roy Lichtenstein, Miro, Degas, Hockney, Cezanne, Gustav Klimt etc. & many more
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