Amrita Shergill was a renowned Indian painter. She was one of the most charismatic and promising Indian artists of the pre-colonial era. Most of her paintings reflect vividly her love for the country and more importantly her response to the life of its people.
Anjolie Ela Menon
Anjolie Ela Menon is among India's lending contemporary female artists, who have created a name for themselves in the domestic as well as international art scenario. One of her art works, 'Yatra' was recently picked up by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco at California in the year 2006.
Bhabesh Chandra Sanyal
Bhabesh Chandra Sanyal, better known to us as B. C. Sanyal, is considered to have ushered in the era of modernism in Indian art. He is a painter, a sculptor and a teacher of art.
Bikash Bhattacharjee is a holder of two of the most prestigious awards, National Award and Padma Shri. He is a renowned Indian painter known for his spectacular depiction of reality as well as surrealism.
Francis Newton Souza
Francis Newton Souza was an eminent Indian artist of his time. He was among that early crop of painters who hold the credit of popularizing Indian art in the western countries.
Jamini Roy was one of the most significant and influential painters of the 20th century. He was born in a middle-class family in 1887 at Beliator village in Bankura district of Bengal.
Krishen Khanna is one of the distinguished names in the Indian contemporary art scenario. His masterful maneuver of painting evokes the unmatched feelings of human situation. He sold his first painting in a major exhibition in to Dr. Homi Bhabha for the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
Manjit Bawa, known for his striking portrayal of spirituality and simplicity through his paintings, was a one of the highly-skilled artists India has had.
MF Husain was a legendary painter of India. He is regarded as the “Picasso of India”.He was associated with Indian modernism in the 1940s. He is India’s foremost modern painter and an internationally recognized artist. He claimed to have produced 60,000 paintings.
Nandalal Bose gave India its first experience of modern Indian style of painting. Nandalal Bose played a significant role in shaping up the modern face of traditional art through his deep thoughts of nationalism, philosophical inclination.
Raja Ravi Varma
Raja Ravi Varma is considered as one of the greatest painters in the history of Indian Arts. He is famous for his depiction of scenes from the epics of the Mahabharata and Ramayana. He is mostly remembered for his paintings of beautiful sari clad women, who were portrayed as very shapely and graceful.
Rameshwar Broota has emerged as one of the most prominent painters of India in the present times. Having an innate passion for art, he joined the College of Art in the capital city during the year 1964.
Satish Gujral has gained a global recognition for his unmatched talents and creativity that cover a wide realm of art forms including painting, graphics, mural, sculpture, architecture and interior designing.
Syed Haider Raza
Syed Haider Raza, is a internationally acclaimed Indian painter. Though he incepted doing figurative paintings, he gradually moved on to abstract later on. Today, all his works are abstracts in either oil or acrylic with normally use of very vibrant hues.
Tyeb Mehta was a well known Indian artist, who was known all over the world for his brilliant painting. He held the record for the highest price for which an Indian painting has ever been sold, in a public auction.