Professor in the Department of Sculpture, Kala Bhavan, Vishva Bharati, Sushen Ghosh (b. 1940) earned his diploma in fine art and crafts from the same university in 1963. After holding his first solo exhibition at Shantiniketan in 1968, he left for London to join the London University for further studies.
The artist acknowledges the influences of Ramkinkar Baij and Benode Behari Mukherjee on his art since he worked under their direct tutelage during his student days. Other inspirations were Brancusi, Piet Mondrian, Le Corbusier and their works and achievements. His love for music and readings on philosophy contributed to his art as well.