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V. S. Gaitonde

BORN
1924   Nagpur

 

DIED
August 10, 2001, New Delhi

 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
1943-48 Diploma in Painting, Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai

 

SELECTED POSTHUMOUS EXHIBITIONS
2019 'V. S. Gaitonde: The Silent Observer', Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalya (CSMVS), Mumbai
2014-15 'V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life', The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
2014 'Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2014 'Pravaha: Glimpses of the Art of the Bombay School', Jehangir Nicholson Gallery at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai
2013-14 'Transition', 20th Anniversary Show, Centre of International Modern Art(CIMA), Kolkata
2013 ' Rediscover: The Collection Revealed', Pittsburgh Art Gallery
2013 ' Mumbai Modern: Progressive Artists Group 1947–2013', Delhi Art Gallery, Mumbai
2013 'Pioneers of Modernism', Sovereign FZE, Dubai
2013 'Nothing is Absolute: A Journey through Abstraction', The Jehangir Nicholson Gallery at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai
2013 'Air India Art Collection', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
2012 'Manifestations VIII: 20th Century Indian Art', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2012 'The Printed Picture', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2012 'Modernist Art from India: Approaching Abstraction', Rubin Museum of Art, New York
2012 'One Eye Sees, the Other Feels', The Viewing Room, Mumbai
2012 'Through the Ages: South Asian Sculpture and Painting from Antiquity to Modernism', Aicon Gallery, New York
2012 'Crossings: Time Unfolded, Part 2', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
2011-12 'Six Decades: Celebrating Bombay Artists from the Jehangir Nicholson Collection', Jehangir Nicholson Gallery at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai
2011 'Adbhutam: Rasa in Indian Art', Centre of International Modern Art(CIMA), Kolkata
2011 'Modern Masters', Aicon Gallery, New York
2011 ‘Manifestations VI: 75 Artists', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2011 ‘Manifestations 5: 20th Century Indian Art', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2011 'Modern Masters: Master-works from India’s Progressive Artists Group: Part Two', Aicon Gallery, New York
2011 'Homi Bhabha and Modern Indian Art: The Collection of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2011 'Manifestations', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2011 'Roots in the Air, Branches Below: Modern & Contemporary Art from India', San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
2011 'Time Unfolded', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
2011 'V. S. Gaitonde: Works from Private Collections', Saffronart, New Delhi
2010 'The Progressives & Associates', Grosvenor Gallery, London
2010 'Black and White', Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
2010 'Masters of Maharashtra', Collection from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi at Piramal Gallery, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
2009 'Bharat Ratna! Jewels of Modern Indian Art', Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2009 ''Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art'', Grosvenor Gallery, London
2008-09 ‘Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art’, Traveling Exhibition presented by Bodhi Art at Ravinder Natya Mandir, P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay’s, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik
2008 'Moderns', Royal Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in collaboration with Embassy of India, Amman, Jordan; National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2008-09 'Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art’, Traveling Exhibition presented by Bodhi Art at Ravinder Natya Mandir, P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay’s, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik
2008 'Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005'', Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
2008 ‘Freedom 2008: Sixty Years after Indian Independence’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata; Traveled to Mumbai
2007-08 ‘ India is Oggi: L’arte Contemporanea Indiana fra continuità e trasformazione (India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation)', Spazio Oberdan, Milan
2007 'Pinnacle–Progressives', Tamarind Art, New York
2006 ' Indian Art I/III: The Moderns Revisited', Grosvenor Vadehra Gallery, London
2006 'Roop Adhyatma', Bodhi Art, Singapore
2005 ' Exhibition of Eight Painters', Gallery Arts India, New York
2004 'The Search: Paintings from National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2004 ‘Concept and Form’, Vadehra Art Gallery, Mumbai
2004 ' Subtlety-Minimally', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2003 ' crossing generations: diVERGE: Forty Years of Gallery Chemould', National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2002 ' India: Contemporary Art from Northeastern Private Collections', Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, N.J.
2001 ‘Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters', organized by Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
2002 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1997 ‘An Abstract Vision’, Pundole Art Gallery and The Tuli Foundation for Holistic Education and Art (HEART), Mumbai
1996 ‘Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by V.S. Gaitonde’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
1985 'Drawings', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1984 'Paintings', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1981 'Paintings', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1977 'Paintings', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1975 'Drawings 1958–1962', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1973 Gallery Chanakya, New Delhi
1965 Willard Gallery, New York
1963 Gallery '63, New York
1961-62 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1960 Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
1960 Gallery 59, Mumbai
1959 Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
1959 Graham Gallery, New York

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2001 'Ashta Nayak', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
1994 River of Art: The Inaugural Delhi Show
1994 'Drawing ’94', Gallery Espace, New Delhi
1989 ‘Timeless Art’, organized by The Times of India, Mumbai
1988 '17 Indian Painters', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1987 Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad
1987 'Group Exhibition with M. F. Husain, Ram Kumar, Krishen Khanna, Laxman Shreshtha and Nalini Malani', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1985 ‘Contemporary Indian Painters’, Festival of India in the USA, Grey Art Gallery, USA
1981 ' Indian Painting Today, 1981', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1979 ‘Focus: Four Painters – Directions’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1978 'Group Exhibition with Ram Kumar, Krishen Khanna, and V. S. Gaitonde', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1977 ‘Pictorial Space’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1970 'Art Today II', Ashoka Gallery, Calcutta and Shridharani
1965 ‘Art Now in India’, London, Newcastle, UK
1965 ‘Ten Contemporary Indian painters’, M.I.T and New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, USA
1963 Gallery 63, New York
1964 'Six Artists in Black and White', Triveni Art Gallery, New Delhi
1963 ' 8 Contemporary Painters from India: Interaction of East and West', Lever House, New York
1963 Inaugural Exhibition, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1962-63 'Contemporary Art of India', Gallery 63, New York
1962 London, UK
1960 Northampton Museum, UK
1959 Inauguration of Gallery 59, Gallery 59, Mumbai
1959 'Trends in Modern Indian Art', New Delhi
1959 Twenty Artists’ Exhibition, New Delhi
1957 ‘Dai-ikkat Ajia seinen bijutsuka-ten (First Young Asian Artists Exhibition), Tokyo Department Store, Shibuya
1957 ‘Five Thousand Years of Indian Art’, Essex
1956 'Eight Painters', Indian Cooperative Union, New Delhi
1953 'Progressive Artists’ Group: Gaitonde, K. H. Ara, Hazarnis, Krishen Khanna, Abdul Aziz Raiba, M. F. Husain, Mohan Samant, H. A. Gade', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1951-57 Artists Aid Centre, Bombay, various exhibitions
1951 'Progressive Artists’ Group: Exhibition of Paintings', Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
1949 'Progressive Artists’ Group', Mumbai

 

PARTICIPATIONS
2000-01 'Millennium Show: A Century of Art from Maharashtra', Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 'Shatabdi: Reflections on a Century Past', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata; Traveled to Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 ‘Millennium Show – A Century of Art from Maharashtra’, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
1998 'Symbolism and Geometry,', National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
1998 'Private Mythology: Contemporary Art from India', Japan Foundation Asia Center, Tokyo
1998 'A Collector’s Eye: Select Works of the Jehangir Nicholson Collection', National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
1997 'Image–Beyond Image: Contemporary Indian Paintings from the Collection of the Glenbarra Art Museum', Glenbarra Art Museum, Himeji; Traveled to Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata; Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore; National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
1997 'The Intuitive-Logic: A Festival of Indian Contemporary Painting', National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, and The Tuli Foundation for Holistic Education and Art (HEART), Mumbai
1997 'The IntuitiveLogic II: Exhibition', National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, and The Tuli Foundation for Holistic Education and Art (HEART), Mumbai
1997 ‘Indian Contemporary Art: Post Independence’, Vadehra Art Gallery, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1997 ‘Tryst with Destiny: Art from Modern India 1947–1997’, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1997 ‘A Global View: Indian Artists at Home in the World’, Fine Art Resource, Berlin
1997 ‘Intuitive Logic II’, organized by The Tuli Foundation for Holistic Education and Art (HEART), Mumbai at The Park, New Delhi and Nehru Centre, Mumbai
1996 'Chamatkara: Myth and Magic in Indian Art, Collection from the Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Calcutta at Whiteleys Art Gallery, London
1996 'The Moderns: The Progressive Artists’ Group and Associates', National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
1994 ‘Seven Indian Painters’, Gallery Le Monde de l’ Art, Paris
1994 ' Hundred Years: From the NGMA Collection', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1993 ‘Wounds’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
1993 'Contemporary Indian Art from the Glenbarra Art Museum', Yokohama Sogo Museum
1991 'Masters', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA); Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1991 ' National Exposition of Contemporary Art', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1991 'Remembering Kali Pundole', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1990 'Artists from Goa: An Exhibition of Paintings', Kala Academy, Goa
1988 'Indo Gendai bijutsuten / Indian Contemporary Art', Takaoka Municipal Museum of Art; Traveled to Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo; Machida Municipal Museum of Graphic Arts
1987 'Indian Drawing Today', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1987 ‘Coups de Coeur – Exhibition of Indian Paintings’, Halles de Lille, Geneva
1986 'Bharat Bhavan Biennial of Contemporary Indian Art', Bharat Bhavan Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts, Bhopal
1985 'Thirty Indian Artists from the Collection of Richardson Hindustan', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1982 'Inaugural Exhibition', Bharat Bhavan Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts, Bhopal
1982 'Modern Indian Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi', National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C
1982 ‘India: Myth and Reality’, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Oxford, UK
1982 ‘Contemporary Indian Art: An Exhibition of the Festival of India, 1982’, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1976 'Festival of Perth, Perth', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1975 'The Paths of Abstraction', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1974 Deuxieme Biennale International de Menton, France
1973 'Contemporary Indian Painting 1973: Commemorating the Silver Jubilee of India’s Independence', Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi, and Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1972 '25 Years of Indian Art, Painting, Sculpture & Graphics in the Post-Independence Era', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1968 First Triennale, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, and National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1965 'Indian Painting Now', Commonwealth Institute, London; Traveled to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Dick Institute, Kilmarnock; Darlington Art Gallery; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Aberdeen Art Gallery; Huddersfield Art Gallery
1964 'Recent Acquisitions: South Asian Painting', The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1964-65 'Ten Contemporary Painters from India', Detroit Institute of Arts; Traveled to University of South Florida, Tampa; Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida, January 1964; Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans; Hunter Gallery, Chattanooga; Colorado Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs; San Francisco Museum of Art; MIT Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, Mass.; Long Beach Art Center; East-West Center, Honolulu; and New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
1962 Venice Biennale (India room)
1962, Bombay Art Society annual exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1961 Group exhibition of graphic art featuring the work of Tyeb Mehta, M. F. Husain, V. S. Gaitonde, Ram Kumar, Devyani Krishna, Akbar Padamsee, Laxman Pai, Jaganathan, Vinodray Patel, Jyoti Bhatt, Nasreen Mohamedi, Jagmohan Chopra, Somnath Hore, Gunen Ganguli, and Jyoti Swaroop', Kunika Art Centre, New Delhi
1961 'National Exhibition of Art', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1959-60 'Trends in Contemporary Paintings from India', Graham Gallery, New York; Traveled by the American Federation of Arts, New York
1959 ' Indische Kunst der Gegenwart (Indian Art of Today)', Museum Folkwang, Essen
1959 Sao Paulo Biennial, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1956 National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1955-56 Indian art exhibition organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. Traveled through Eastern Europe.
1954 Venice Biennale, Venice
1948 ' Diamond Jubilee Exhibition', Bombay Art Society, Mumbai

 

HONORS AND AWARD
1974 Prix Nationale, Festival International de la Peinture, Cagnes-Sur- Mer, France
1971 Padmashree, Government of India
1965 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1964-65 J. D. Rockefeller III Fellowship to Live and work in the USA
1950 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai

 

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