Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937. He studied at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Calcutta. An immensely gifted artist and print maker, Shaws work is notable for its smooth synthesis of disparate stylistic elements to produce a simple, yet sophisticated result. Since 1956 Shaw has exhibited his works widely both in India and abroad including at the 11 British Biennale, London 1970, VII Paris Biennale 1971, X L jubljana Biennale 1973, Norwegian Print Biennale 1974,1978, World Biennale of Graphic Art, London, Baghdad, 1980, 11 Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh 1984, Whiteleys London 1996.
Lalu Prasad Shaw