Shanti Dave (India, Born 1931)

Starting: $1,500

Lot Description
Shanti Dave (India, Born 1931) Original abstract oil painting. Signed and dated ’63 upper right. Shanti trained in art at the M.S. University, Baroda where he studied under eminent artist-teacher N.S. Bendre and co-founded the Baroda Group in 1957 with fellow artists. Early in his career, he made several commissioned murals, including for Air India’s offices in London, New York, and Delhi. He has been honoured with several awards including Lalit Kala Akademi Ratna, 2004 and Padma Shri, 1985, Tokyo Biennale Award, 1965; Calcutta Academy of Art Award and Bombay Art Exhibition Awards, 1959 and thrice the National Art Academy Award in 1956, 1957 & 1958. Shanti’s work has been exhibited widely in shows held in different parts of the country and overseas including the International Graphics Exhibition, Switzerland in 1960; Paris Biennale, Paris in 1961; Commonwealth Exhibition, London in 1962; Frankfurt Kunstkabinett, Germany in 1963; Third Triennale India Gold Medal in 1975; Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil in 1980; Indian Contemporary Art Seminar and Exhibition, Delphi and Athens in 1984; Indian Contemporary Art, Tokyo in 1988; National Exposition of Contemporary Art, NGMA, 1991. He lives and works in New Delhi.

Sight Size: 21 x 28 in.
Overall Framed Size: 26 x 33 in.
Framed behind glass.
Condition

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