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Akbar Padamsee

Born in 1928 in Mumbai. Studied art at the Sir J.J.School of Art, Mumbai. He was the recipient of the Rockefeller Scholarship in 1965. He received the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship in 1969. He was the founder member of the progressive group. Has held several solo exhibitions in India and abroad with retrospectives of his works being held in Mumbai and Delhi in 1980. The artist lives and works in Mumbai.