Satish Gujral

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Satish Gujral
Gujral in December 2017
Satish Gujral

(1925-12-25)25 December 1925
Died26 March 2020(2020-03-26) (aged 94)
New Delhi, India
Known forPainting, Sculpting, Mural & Writing
AwardsPadma Vibhushan 1999

Satish Gujral (25 December 1925 – 26 March 2020) was an Indian painter, sculptor, muralist and writer. His works focused on the post-independent era.[1]

He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, in 1999. His elder brother, Inder Kumar Gujral, was the Prime Minister of India between 1997 and 1998.[2]

From 1952 to 1974, Gujral organised shows of his sculptures, paintings and graphics in many cities across the world such as New York City, New Delhi, Montreal, Berlin and Tokyo, among others.[3]

Gujral was also an architect and his design of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archive News". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2011-03-23. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  2. "Memories of partition and more from ace artist Satish Gujral". Sify. Archived from the original on 2016-09-16. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  3. "Satish Gujral". Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.