Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Fwd: Aura Art presents rare masterpieces by Manjit Bawa

Aura Art presents
rare masterpieces by Manjit Bawa

Aura Art is delighted to offer rare landscapes by the grand master Manjit Bawa. You may also view other paintings by the artist at

Born in 1941 in Punjab. Studied Fine Arts at the School of Art, New Delhi between 1958 and 1963. Thereafter Manjit went to Britain in 1964 and till 1971 worked as a silkscreen printer in London. During this period he also did his Diploma at the London School of Printing, Essex in silkscreen printing. He returned to India in 1972. He had a number of solo shows in India and abroad and participated in 'Contemporary Indian Art' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1982, 'Modem Indian Painting' at Hirschom Museum, Washington DC in 1982, 'Contemporary Indian Art' at the Grey Art Gallery, New York in 1986, and 'Coup de Coeur' at Halles de Ulle, Geneva in 1987. Manjit was awarded the Sailoz Prize in 1963 and won the National Award, LKA, New Delhi in 1980, the All India Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Chandigarh in 1981 and the first Bharat Bhawan Biennale, Bhopal in 1983. 'Meeting Manjit', a film on Manjit Bawa directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta received the National Award for Best Documentary in 2002. Manjit died in 2008. His paintings feature in important Indian Art auctions around the globe.

# 2094, Water colour on paper, 19 x 23.25 inches, Late 1960s

# 2093, Water colour on paper, 17.5 x 23.25 inches, Late 1960s

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