Meet The Top 5 Most Famous Artists Of All Time From India
8 January, 2021
Maqbool Fida :
The self-taught artist is regarded as the top artist in the country because of his impressive contribution is the sector of art. The Padma Bhushan awardee was born in the year 1915 in Pandharpur of Maharashtra and became a member of the revolutionary Progressive Artists Group.
Francis Newton Souza
Francis Newton Souza is counted as another talented artist who shaped the landscape of Indian art with his depiction of distorted human figures with a sense of eroticism. The artist referred to as 'Indian Picasso' was born in 1924 to a Roam Catholic family in Goa and led the avant-garde movement of India.
Syed Haider Raza
The portrayal of abstract geometric colorful canvases is something that made the artist Syed Haider much recognized across the country and worldwide. Raza was born in 1922 in Babaria village of Madhya Pradesh from where he started painting various themes and since then his canvases include bright, geometric and colourful patterns.
Vasudeo S Gaitonde
The auction record-breaking artist from India's Maharashtra was awarded various reputed accolades including the Padma Shri in 1971 for his contribution to Indian art. At present, the artworks of Gaitonde are considered the most expensive in the Indian art market.
Tyeb Mehta was a well-known artist from Gujrat, India who was formerly recognized as a filmmaker. The interest in painting arose in his mind after a visual art experience and then pursued paintings from Mumbai's School of Art. He is known for extensive work in European depiction and also for portraying the Hindu God and Goddess as per the Hindu mythology.