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Artists >> Akbar Padamsee, India.
Born

1928 - Mumbai

Education

1951 Diploma, Sir J.J.School of Art, Mumbai


Selected Solo Exhibition

2008 ‘Sensitive Surfaces’, Galerie Helene Lamarque, Paris
2007 ‘Metascape to Humanscape’, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto
2006 Metascape to Humanscape’, Aicon Gallery, New York
2006 Photographs (2004-06), Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2005 Gallery Threshold and the French Embassy in India, New Delhi
2003 ‘Critical Boundaries’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2002 ‘Drawing Show’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
2002 ‘Tertiaries’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 ‘Compugraphics’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai and Art Heritage, New Delhi
1997 ‘Imaging Gandhi’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1996 ‘Female Nudes’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1994 ‘Mirror Images’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1993 Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1993 ‘Heads’, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore
1992 Art Heritage, New Delhi
1992 Sanskriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
1988 Art Heritage, New Delhi and Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1986 Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1981 Urja Gallery, Baroda
1975 Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1974 ‘Metascapes’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1972 ‘Metascapes’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1967 Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal
1963 Gallery ’63, New York
1962 Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi
1960 Painting in Grey, Gallery ’59, Mumbai
1957 Galerie de Ventadour, France
1954 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1953 Gallery Raymond Creure, Paris
1952 Galerie Saint Placide, Paris
Retrospective Exhibitions

2004 Retrospective of Watercolors, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1980 Retrospective of works organized by Art Heritage, New Delhi and Mumbai
Selected Group Exhibition

2009 'Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art', Grosvenor Gallery, London
2008 'Faces', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008 ‘Freedom 2008 – Sixty Years of Indian Independence’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
2007-08 ‘India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation’, Province of Milan, Milan, Italy
2007 ‘Winter Show’, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto
2006 Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA) Gallery, Kolkata
2006 ‘Shadow Lines’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2006 'Drawing Show an Act of Art II', Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
2005 Contemporary Indian Art, Nehru Center, London
2005 ‘Visions of Landscape’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2005 Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
2004 ‘Anticipations’, Fine Arts Resource, Mumbai
2004 ‘Concept and Form’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2004 Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2002 Saffronart and Pundole Gallery, New York
2002 'Words and Images', Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 Saffronart and Pundole Gallery, New York
2001 'Engendering Images of a Woman', Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 'Rare Collection' Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 'Creative Process', Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 'Drawings', Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1997 Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1997 ’50 Years of Indian Art’, Mohile Parikh Centre for Visual Arts (MPCVA), Mumbai
1996 ‘Modern & Contemporary Paintings: One Hundred Years’, London
1995 Indian Contemporary Paintings, London
1994 ‘Mirror-Image Series’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1993 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai
1993 Reflections & Images, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1992 Sanskrit Art Gallery, Kolkata
1992 Group Show with Laxman Shreshtha & Jogen Chowdhury, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1991 ‘National Exhibition of Contemporary Art’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1991 ‘State of the Art’ First Computer Art Show in Mumbai, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1990 Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1989 ‘Timeless Art’, Mumbai
1988 Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1987 Festival of India in U.S.S.R, Moscow
1985 Indian Artists in France
1985 ‘Artistes Indiens en France’ Foundation Nationale des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques,Paris
1984 Contemporary Indian Painters, Raj Bhavan, Mumbai. Organized by Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1982 ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, Festival of India, Royal Academy of Art, London
1981 ‘India: Myth & Reality – Aspects of Modern Indian Art’ Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Oxford
1981 Indian Painting Today, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1979 ‘Focus’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1963 Gallery '63, New York
1958 ‘Seven Indian Painters’, Gallery One, London
1953 Galerie Raymond Creuse, Paris
1952 Galerie Saint – Placide, Paris
Participations

2009 'Miniature Format Show 2009 - IInd Part', Sans Tache Gallery, Mumbai
2008-09 ‘Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art’, Traveling Exhibition presented by Bodhi Art at Ravinder Natya Mandir, P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay’s, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik
2008 'Harvest 2008', organized by Arushi Arts at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
2008 ‘The Miniature Format Show – Part I’, Sans Tache, Mumbai
1968 Indian Triennale, New Delhi
1963 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1963 3rd Paris Biennale, Paris
1961 2nd Paris Biennale, Paris
1959 Tokyo Biennale, Japan
1959 Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
1955 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1953 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy


Honours and Awards

2004 Lalit Kala Ratna, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1997-98 Kalidas Samman by the Madhya Pradesh Government
1969 Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship
1967 Artist in Residence, Stout State University, Wisconsin
1965 J.D. Rockefeller IIIrd Fund, Fellowship
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Adil Writer Ajay Lakhera Akbar Padamsee
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Amrita Dhawan Anandajit Ray Andretta Pottery
Antra Sinha Anupam Sud Arunanshu Chowdhury
Arunkumar H.G. Ashish Ghosh Ashutosh Bhardwaj
Ashwini Bhat Atul Dodiya B.R. Pandit and Family
B.V. Suresh Baiju Parthan Bhanu Shah
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Hindol Brahmabhatt Indrapramit Roy Ira Chowdhury
Ishwar Sagara Jatin Bhatt Jeram Patel
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Kodanda Rao Kristine Michael Lavanya Mani
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