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Manjit Bawa



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SHOWS WITH ART ALIVE GALLERY
Limited Editions
 6th November 2014 - 10th December 2014
 

Art Alive Gallery

120, Sector 44

Gurgaon




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Biography

Born in 1941, Dhuri (Punjab) Manjit Bawa studied art from Delhi School of Art, New Delhi between 1958-63. He later went to London to study Silk-Screen Printing from the London School of Printing, Warden, Essex, UK in 1964 and also worked there as an expert silk screen printer during 1967-71. He was a visiting lecturer at the College of Art from 1975-77 and between 1977-88 established a silk-screen workshop at Garhi Studios, New Delhi. He was Municipal Commisioner, Dalhousie from 1977-82; Commissioner, Bharat Bhavan; Curator for NGMA for shows in Syria, Egypt; co-curator of India Songs for New South Wales Museum, Australia for Bharat Bhavan in Moscow and others. He participated in significant solo and group shows including, the Bose Pacia Modern One Man Show, 2000; Solos in Hong Kong, 2000; in London, 2005 in Berlin with Ravinder Reddy, 2005 and earlier in Spain, Washington DC, Singapore, San Sebastian apart from most of the major cities across India. A documentary based on his life directed by Buddhadev Dasgupta and produced by Ina Puri fetched the Rajat Kamal award in 2003. Publications include, In my own words (with Ina Puri) and an authorised biography In Black & White by Ina Puri. He is the recepient of the Kalidas Samman (2005-06) given by the Madhya Pradesh Government.


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