famous Indian artists and their works, achievements, you should know ,other than M.F.H . Rabindranath tagore to F.N souza
- 1. Ravindranath tagore Notable for : Geetanjali & National AnthemBengaliTagore's rendition of a Malanggan mask from New Ireland, done in pastels.
2. Abanindranath tagore Notable for English translation to Geetanjali and Bengal school of artBengalibest-known painting, Bharat Mata 3. Amrita Sher-GilIndian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian mother. Most expensive' woman painter of India, In 2006, her painting Village Scene sold for 6.9 crores at an auct in New Delhi which was at the the highest Amount ever paid for a painting in India.Bride's Toilet 4. Jamini Roy He was one of the most envied students of Abanindranath Tagore he drew inspiration and style from folk art and interpreted Indian aesthetics in a simple but bold innovative style. Padma Bhushan BengaliJamini Roy. Gopini, Tempera 5. Satish Gujral Punjabi-Indian painter, sculptor, muralist, graphic designer, writer and architect . His design of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi has been selected by the international Forum of architects as one of the one thousand best built in the 20th century round the world.Padma VibhushanSatish Gujral Brunt Wood The Shroud 6. Jatin Das Indian painter and sculptor. settler and founder chairman of the JD Centre of ArtPadma Bhusan OrissaJatin is best known for his exhibitions like "Women of Clay" which was inspired by Kalidas concept of women and femininity. He now describes his work as "more spiritual, more contemplative." 7. Nandlal Bose His classic works include paintings of scenes from Indian mythologies, women, and village life.(BengaliIn 1976, the Archaeological Survey of India, Department of Culture, Govt. of India declared his works among the "nine artists" whose work, "not being antiquities", were to be henceforth considered "to be art treasures, having regard to their artistic and aesthetic value" 8. Raja Ravi VarmaKeralaIn 1904, Viceroy Lord Curzon, on behalf of the King Emperor, bestowed upon Raja Ravi Varma the Kaisar-i-Hind Gold Medal. At this time his name was mentioned as "Raja Ravi Varma" for the first time Thereafter he was always referred to as Raja Ravi VarmaGenius of Raja Ravi Varma Shakuntala by Ravi Varma 9. S. H. RazaMadhya PradeshHis works are mainly abstracts in oil or acrylic, with a very rich use of color, replete with icons from Indian cosmology. Padma Shri, Fellowship of the LKA, Padma Bhushan in 2007 Padma Vibhushan in 2013.He became India's priciest modern artist on 10 June 2010 when a seminal work, 'Saurashtra' by the 88-year-old sold for 16.42 crore ($3,486,965) at a Christie's auction. 10. Tyeb Mehta Padma BhushanGujaratTyeb Mehta held the then record for the highest price an Indian painting has ever sold for at auction ($317,500 USDfor Celebration at Christie's in 2002. In December 2005, Mehta's painting Gesture was sold for 31 million Indian rupees to Ranjit Malkani,Falling figures 11. F.N. Souza painting Birth (1955) set a world auction record for the most expensive Indian painting sold till then by selling for $2.5 million (Rs 11.3 crore) at a Christie's auction. The buyer was the Harmony Arts Foundation run by Tina Ambani.Goanude in profile