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Laxman Pai

July 24, 2017

Laxman Pai is an Indian artist and painter. He is a former principal of the Goa College of Art, a post he held from 1977 to 1987. Pai is a recipient of several awards including the civilian honour of Padma Shri, awarded […]

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Francis Newton Souza

July 22, 2017

Francis Newton Souza (12 April 1924 – 28 March 2002), commonly referred to as F. N. Souza, was an Indian artist. He was a founding member of the Progressive Artists’ Group of Bombay, and was the first post-independence Indian artist to achieve […]

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Vasudeo S. Gaitonde

July 22, 2017

Vasudeo S. Gaitonde (V. S. Gaitonde) (1924–2001) was regarded as one of India’s foremost abstract painters.[1] He completed his art diploma at Sir J. J. School of Art in 1948, and in 1950 was invited to join the influential Bombay Progressive Artists’ […]

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Mario Miranda

July 22, 2017

Mário João Carlos do Rosário de Brito Miranda ComIH (2 May 1926 – 11 December 2011), popularly known as Mario Miranda or Mario de Miranda, was an Indian cartoonist and painter based in Loutolim in the Indian state of Goa. Miranda had been […]

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Angelo da Fonseca

July 22, 2017

‘Angelo da Fonseca was born in Goa in 1902 and died in Pune in 1967. He was a Goan painter, and a pioneer of the Christian Cultural Renaissance in India. Early life Angelo da Fonseca was […]

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Antonio Piedade da Cruz

July 22, 2017

Antonio Piedade da Cruz, also known as “A.P. d’Cruz” or simply “Cruzo”, (22 August 1895 – 1982) was a 20th-century painter and sculptor from Goa, Portuguese India. Credit: mid-day.com Early life and background He was born on 22 […]