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Gallery Sumukha marks its 20th year since 1996 and we are delighted to announce this celebration with the opening of
'An Inner Retrospective'
Solo by K. Laxma Goud,
with curatorial inputs from Marta Jakimowicz.
Preview on 11th June 2016 at 6 pm.
Show continues to the 16th of July, 2016 (10:30 am to 6:00 pm), Closed on Sundays.
About the artist:
K. Laxma Goud
Born in 1940, Nizampur, present Telangana.
Laxma completed his Diploma in Drawing and Painting from the Government College of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad (1962) & Mural Designing, Painting & Drawing from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda under Prof. K. G. Subramanyan (1965). He was also invited to set up the Post Graduate Fine Arts College in 1989 (now called the Sarojini Naidu School of Performing Arts and Communication) & retired as a Dean of the school in 2001.
Laxma has exhibited solo's widely in India & Abroad some of the important being Kalabhavan, Hyderabad (1965-67): Gallery Chemould, Mumbai (1972); Andsell Gallery, London (1973); Surya Gallerie, Friensheim, West Germany (1974); Black Partridge Gallery, New Delhi (1976); Royal Academy, London (1982); 'Laxma Goud, 40 Years: A Retrospective', Aicon Gallery, New York (2007); Gallery Sumukha, Chennai (2008); 'Intaglio Prints 2007', Gallery Space, Hyderabad (2008); Gallerie 88, Kolkata (2009); Art Musings, Mumbai (2011) and others.
He has been part of major group shows some of them namely Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil (1977); Tokyo International Print Biennale (1977); 'Contemporary Indian Art', Grey Art Gallery, New York (1985); 'Indian Art Tomorrow', The Philips Collection, Washington DC (1986); 'Contemporary Indian Art', The Herwitz Collection, Worcester Art Museum (1986); 'Wounds', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata & National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi (1993); 'The Active Line: Five Idioms of Drawing', The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai (2001); Early Works, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai (2003); The Naked Line: Drawings by 12 Artists', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi (2006); 'From The Vault', Aicon Gallery, London & New York (2007); 'Anecdotes', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2011) & several others
His works are part of several important collections both in private & museums all over the world namely Ebrahim Alkazi & Art Heritage, New Delhi; Masanori Fukuoka & Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan; Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA; Sara Abraham Family Collection, Chennai; Griffelkunst, Hamburg, Germany; Chester & Davida Herwitz Collection, USA; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi; Anju Poddar, Hyderabad & many more.
Laxma Goud has been honoured with several prestigious awards for his immense contribution to art with the most recent being the Padma Shri by the Government of India (2016); Telangana State Award (2015); Prafulla Dahanukar Lifetime Achievement Award (2015); Gagan Abani Puraskar from Viswa Bharati University, Shantiniketan (2013); Gold Medal, Annual Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, Andhra Pradesh (1971); Gold Medal, Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad (1969); Silver Medal, Hyderabad Art Society. Hyderabad (1968); Annual Exhibition Award, Lalit Kala Academy, Andhra Pradesh (1966-70).
Artist will be present on the occasion.
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