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Legendary modern artist S H Raza passes away

Legendary modern Indian artist Syed Haider Raza passed away in New Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 94. He was best known for popularising Indian concepts of art and iconography globally and was also building a towering legacy of modern art. About Syed Haider Raza Born in 1922 in Babaria in Madala district of ..

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Noted artist Sayed Haider Raza conferred with France’s de la Lgion dHonneur

Noted artist Sayed Haider Raza was conferred with highest French Civilian Award Commandeur de la Lgion dHonneur (the Legion of Honour). Raza was bestowed with this award for his peerless achievements in transcending all boundaries, forging ties between France and India and for continuing artistic quest straddling nations, religions, cultures and philosophies. He was bestowed ..

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Nek Chand Saini, creator of Chandigarh's Rock Garden passes away

Nek Chand Saini, creator of Chandigarh’s iconic Rock Garden passed away on 11 June 2015 in Chandigarh. He was 90. He was born in Berian Kalan village in Shakargarh region (now in Pakistan).  He was as a self-taught Indian artist. He had emigrated to India with his family during the partition in 1947 and had ..

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