India : Art , History , Culture , Architecture , Vedic India
Art (Painting) , Culture
Born in Kapadavanj , Kheda Dist. Gujarat : 1925 – 2009 , atayen Mehta grew up in Crawford Market area Bombay , among Bohra Community , studied in JJ School of Arts , spent spells of work in New York , London and Shati Niketan . Lived mostly in Bombay .
Inspired by western Modernism , developed famous diagonal figure designs , prolific , his paintings exhibited in the world’s top most galleries and art museums , Artnet , traded by the historically great auctioneers like Southbys and Christies !
Priciest Indian Painter , broke the Global Art Price record , a painting of his is worth Crores of rupees , traded in the most famous Global Art Markets .
Exhibited in major Private Collections as well as World’s Top Art Galleries , Art and Culture Museums world over . His Globally famous Art works are , Kali , Mahishasura , celebration and many more : please see accompanying photographs .
Awards and decorations : Padmabhushan , Kalidas Samman , several medals , trophies , and many other decorations.
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