Lalit Kala Akademi
The Lalit Kala Akademi or National Academy of Art is India's National Academy of Fine Arts. It was an autonomous organization, established at New Delhi in 1954 by Government of India to promote and pr...
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Sankho Chaudhuri
Sankho Chaudhuri (25 February 1916 – 28 August 2006) was an Indian sculptor, a noted figure in the art scene of India. (Although named Naranarain [1] in due family tradition, he was more widely known ...
Anil Karanjai
Anil Karanjai (27 June 1940 – 18 March 2001) was an accomplished Indian artist. Born in East Bengal, he was educated in Benaras, where his family settled subsequent to the Partition of the India...
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K. H. Ara
Krishnaji Howlaji Ara (April 16, 1914 – June 30, 1985) was an Indian painter and is seen as the first contemporary Indian painter to meticulously use the female nude as a subject. He was a part of the...
Ram Kinker Baij
Ramkinkar Baij (Bengali: রামকিঙ্কর বেইজ) (26 May 1906 – 2 August 1980) was an Indian sculptor and painter, one of the pioneers of modern Indian sculpture and a key figure of Contextual Modernism....
Jamini Roy
Shri Jamini Roy (Bengali: যামিনী রায়; 11 April 1887 – 24 April 1972) was an Indian painter. He was honoured with the State award of Padma Bhushan in 1955. He was one of the most famous pupils of ...
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M. F. Husain
Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) commonly known as MF Husain, was an Indian painter and Film Director. In 1967, He has received the National Film Award for Best Experimental ...
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List of Fellows of the Lalit Kala Akademi
The Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowship, also, Lalit Kala Akademi Ratna (Sanskrit ratna, "gem") is an honour for the fine arts in India, given to eminent artists for their lifetime achievements in the field...
Ram Gopal Vijayvargiya
Ram Gopal Vijayvargiya (1905 – 2003) was an Indian painter.
He was born in 1905 at Baler Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan state in India. He was Principal of Rajasthan Kala Mandir and Ra...
A. Ramachandran
Achutan Ramachandran Nair, popularly known as A. Ramachandran, is a renowned Indian painter, born in 1935 in Attingal, Kerala. In 2005,he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian ...
C. Sivarama Murti
C. Sivaramamurti or Calambur Sivaramamurti, (1909–1983) was an eminent art historian and Sanskrit scholar. His entire life has been devoted to the study and exposition of various aspects of Indian art...
Nandalal Bose
Nandalal Bose (Bengali: নন্দলাল বসু, Nondo-lal Boshū) (3 December 1882 – 16 April 1966) was one of the pioneers of modern Indian art and a key figure of Contextual Modernism. A pupil of Abani...
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B. C. Sanyal
Bhabesh Chandra Sanyal commonly known as B. C. Sanyal (22 April 1901 – 9 August 2003), the doyen of modernism in Indian art, was an Indian painter and sculpture and an Art teacher to three generations...
Ram Kumar (artist)
Ram Kumar (Hindi: राम कुमार; born in Shimla 1924 ) is an Indian artist and writer who has been described as one of India's foremost abstract painters. He was associated with the Progressive artist...
Svetoslav Roerich
Svetoslav Nikolaevich Roerich (Russian: Святослáв Николáевич Рéрих) (23 October 1904 – 30 January 1993), Russian and Indian painter, son of Helena and Nicholas Roerich, studied from a young age un...
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Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar (1911–1996) better known as K.K. Hebbar was a celebrated artist known for his India themed artworks.
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was born in 1911 in Kattingeri near Udupi, ...
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Amarnath Sehgal
Amarnath Sehgal (5 February 1922 – 28 December 2007) was a noted Indian modernist sculptor, painter, poet and art educator. He started his career as an engineer in Lahore, and later turned to art. He ...
K. G. Subramanyan
K. G. Subramanyan (born 1924) is one of the pioneers of Indian modern art. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2012.
Subramanyan was born in 1924 in a village in Kerala, India, and initially stu...
Akbar Padamsee
Akbar Padamsee (born 12 April 1928) is a contemporary Indian artist and painter, considered one of the pioneers in Modern Indian painting along with Raza, Souza and M.F. Hussain. Over the years he has...
Mulk Raj Anand
Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society. One of the pionee...
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S. H. Raza
Syed Haider Raza Alias S.H. Raza (born 22 February 1922) is an Indian artist who has lived and worked in France since 1950, but maintains strong ties with India.His works are mainly abstracts in oil o...
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Paritosh Sen
Paritosh Sen (Bengali: পরিতোষ সেন) (October 18, 1918 – October 22, 2008) was a leading Indian artist. He was born in Dhaka (then known as Dacca), the present-day capital of Bangladesh. He was a fo...
Bikash Bhattacharjee
Bikash Bhatacharjee (21 June 1940 – 18 December 2006) was an Indian painter from Kolkata in West Bengal. Through his paintings, he depicted the life of the average middle-class Bengali - their aspirat...
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Kapila Vatsyayan
Kapila Vatsyayan (born 25 December 1928) is a leading Indian scholar of classical Indian dance, Indian art and Indian architecture and art historian. She was the founding director of the Indira Gandhi...
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Mukul Dey
Mukul Chandra Dey (Bengali: মুকুলচন্দ্র দে) (1895–1989) was a student of Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan. He is considered as a pioneer of drypoint-etching in India.He was the first Indian arti...
Narayan Shridhar Bendre
Narayan Shridhar Bendre (Marathi: नारायण श्रीधर बेंद्रे) (August 21, 1910 – February 19, 1992) (N. S. Bendre) was one of India's celebrated artists of the 20th century.
Bendre was born at Indo...
K. C. S. Paniker
K. C. S. Paniker (1911–1977), was one of the best metaphysical and abstract painters in India, took to interpreting the country's age-old metaphysical and spiritual knowledge in the 60s, when Indian a...
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Keshav Malik
Keshav Malik (5 November 1924 – 11 June 2014) was a renowned Indian poet, art and literary critic, arts scholar, and curator. He remained art critic for the Hindustan Times (1960–1972) and The Times o...
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