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Sri. Somnath Hore

An alumni of the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Calcutta. A professional painter and printmaker. An academician. Taught at the Indian College of Art and Draughtsmanship in Calcutta. Headed the Graphic Section, Delhi College of Art. Visiting Professor - M. S. University, Baroda. Head, Graphic Art Department, Kala Bhawan, Vishwa Bharati University, Shantiniketan. Member of the General Council of Lalit Kala Academi.

Participated in several exhibitions in India and abroad. Received national recognition. Also the L. N. Gupta Memorial Award in 1977 and Gagan Abani Award in 1984. His sculptures, visually arresting, present a lifetime of inventive experiments, and touch an emotional chord in the beholder. Posthumously awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2007.

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