Amba Das

Born: August 15, 1917 – 2001

Education:

1950 – M.A.(Art), Nagpur School of Art, Nagpur
1949 – Diploma (Fine Arts), Nagpur School of Art, Nagpur
1939 – Nagpur School of Art(Part Time)
1933-38 – B.Sc.Nagpur University

Exhibitions:

Selected Posthumous Exhibitions

2011 – ‘Masterclass’, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
2011 – ‘Continuum’, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2010 – ‘Manifestations IV’, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2010 – ‘Masters of Maharashtra’, collection from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi at Piramal Gallery, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
2009 – ‘Indian Art After Independence: Selected Works from the Collections of Virginia & Ravi Akhoury and Shelley & Donald Rubin’, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hempstead

Selected Exhibitions

1998 – The Moderns, Inaugural exhb. National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai 1994 – Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
1958 – ‘Twenty Artist’s’, New Delhi
1957 – Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
1949 – Salon de Mai, Paris
1949 – Stanford University, USA
1948 – Inaugural Exhibition., Progressive Artists Group, Mumbai
1948 – Bombay Art Society, Mumbai

Participations:

1957,54 – Venice Biennale, Italy
1956 – Basel
1955-56 – ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, travelling exhb. to USSR, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria
1951 – Basel

Honours and Awards:

1956,55 – Member of Artists Delegation, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1956 – Gold Medal in Annual Exhibiiton, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
1947 – Founder Member of Progressive Artists Group

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