Gopal Ghose’s art received critical attention from Rabindranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose and Stella Kramrisch. In 1956, he was one of the participants in a collective project involving designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben Crystal, which were exhibited at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In 1963, he went on a tour of the United States as part of the Foreign Leader programme of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State. He had several shows of his paintings across India, and continues to be widely admired for his work by art critics and collectors.
He was diagnosed with lung cancer, and breathed his last on 30th July, 1980.