Legendary modern Indian artist Syed Haider Raza has passed away in New Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 94 years old. He was suffering from old-age related ailments. He was best known for popularizing Indian concepts of art and iconography globally and was also building a towering legacy of modern art. His work was recognized with the introduction of ‘Bindu’ released in 1980, which is a closer look at the Indian culture. It gave an Indian vision all his work and a deeper aspect of art.
Raza born in 1922 in Babari, Madala district of Madhya Pradesh. He took to drawing at the age of 12. He had studied art in Paris (1950-1953). Artist Saiyed Haider Raza was honoured with the highest french award- The Legion of Honour in 2015. He was also received Padma Vibhushan in 2013 and Padma Bhushan in 2007 and Fellowship of the Lalit Kala Akademi (1981) for his artistic contributions.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the modern artist who has passed away recently in New Delhi?
Courtesy: Indian Express