Born in 1941 in Dhuri, Punjab, Manjit Bawa is one of India’s most acclaimed artists. Encouraged heavily by his older brothers to pursue art, Bawa studied at the Delhi College of Art from 1958-1963 under eminent modern artists such as Somnath Hore, Dhanraj Bhagat and B.C. Sanyal. But it was Abani Sen who had a huge influence on Bawa, pushing him towards figurative work when others were leaning towards abstract. Sen made Manjit Bawa sketch constantly, and that practice made him develop his own distinct style, which is recognizable even today. Bawa went to London in 1964 where he worked...
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Lwin recreates for his viewers the joy of his idyllic village: his people, the stoic mountains and waterbodies of the countryside, the greenery, the landscapes.
Greeting viewers on his canvases are farmers at work, carefree children playing in the outdoors, enthralling homefronts and more in gorgeous fresh tones and textures.
Lwin is one of those storyteller artists whom the viewer can never tire of.
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S. Mark Rathinaraj
Acrylic on Canvas
Drawing, watercolor, and print.
Sketching : Pen and Ink
Mixed Media on Canvas
R. Rajkumar Sthabathy
Watercolors on Paper
Mixed Media with Silver Point
Oil on Canvas
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Charcoal on Paper
Acrylic on canvas
Acrylic on Canvas
Oil, Watercolor on canvas
Venkatesan is a realistic artist. He recreates images from memory or references, as one would see them in real life.
The degree of reality in every canvas he finishes is uncontested. His student-like his attention to painting belies the fact that he is actually quite the master artist.
Sayed Haider Raza is one of the most prominent and groundbreaking Indian painters of his generation. During his training in France, Raza experimented with a variety of Modernist styles through landscape painting—first inspired by Expressionism, and later by geometric abstraction. In 1970, Raza began to paint purely geometric forms, particularly the circle and the dot, which he likened to the idea of the bindu. Though his style changed drastically over the course of his career, Raza’s works were all united in their emphasis on color, and their references to memory and mood. Raza was also responsible for founding the Bombay Progressive...
Maqbool Fida Husain (better known as M.F. Husain) is the most internationally recognized Indian artist of the 20th century. Often called ‘Picasso of India’, Husain was born in 1913 in Maharashtra and passed away in London in 2011 at the age of 97. A self-taught artist, Husain was associated with Indian modernism in the 1940s and was a founding member of the Bombay Progressive Artists Group (PAG), inspired by post-partition India. A graduate of the J.J. School of Art, Husain’s paintings focused on a wide range of topics and people, such as Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Mahabharata and Ramayana etc....