Krishen Khanna

Born in 1925 in Lyallpur (present-day Faisalabad in Pakistan), he pursued his education from Imperial Service College in Windsor, England. After the Partition, the artist moved to Bombay (now Mumbai). He was working in a bank when he joined the Progressive Artists Group. He exhibited his paintings for the first time as a member of…

K.S. Kulkarni

K.S. Kulkarni was born in Karnataka and completed his education from Sir JJ School of Art, Bombay (now Mumbai). His solo exhibitions were held in various cities, including New Delhi, Zurich, Mexico, Kolkata, New York, Cairo, London, Tokyo, and Bhopal. He also participated in various group exhibitions across the world. He was the founder of…

K.G. Subramanyan

K.G. Subramanyan was born in 1924 in Kerala. He was a graduate in economics from Presidency College, Madras (now Chennai). Later, he joined Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan to study art. In 1951, he became a lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts in M.S. University, Baroda. In 1955, he received the British Council…

K. Laxma Goud

K. Laxma Goud was born in Nizampur, Andhra Pradesh, in 1940. In 1963, the Government College of Art and Architecture, Hyderabad awarded him a diploma in drawing and painting. Later, he studied mural painting and printmaking at M.S. University, Baroda. This enriching educational background helped him to create his own simple style which adorns his…

K. Jagjit Singh

K. Jagjit Singh is a landscape artist who was attracted to colours and canvas in his early age. The young man joined the NDA in 1960. However, that couldn’t stop his zeal to learn the finer nuances of art. He was trained at the NDA by art professionals. Later, he joined the Kumaon regiment and…

Jogen Chowdhury

Jogen Chowdhury was born in Faridpur (present-day Bangladesh) in 1939. In 1948, the family moved to Calcutta (now Kolkata) after the Partition of India. He graduated from the Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata in 1960. Later, he joined Beaux-Arts de Paris for further studies. The trauma of being uprooted from the birthplace which…

Jayasri Burman

The contemporary Indian artist, Jayasri Burman, was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1960 and completed her studies from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan. She has participated in exhibitions in India and many other countries, including Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London, Germany and Tokyo. She received the National Award in 1985. In 2007, her paintings were…

Jayashree Chakravarty

Jayashree Chakravarty was born in Tripura in 1956. She completed her education in fine arts from Kala Bhavan, Viswa Bharati, Santiniketan. She went to pursue a postgraduate diploma in fine arts from the MS University of Baroda. Later, she moved to France. The artist has showcased her work both in India and abroad. In 1988,…