Ram Kumar

Ram Kumar (23 September 1924[6] – 14 April 2018) was an Indian artist and writer who has been described as one of India’s foremost abstract painters.[7] He was associated with the Progressive artists’ group along with greats like M.F. Hussain, Tyeb Mehta, S.H. Raza.[8] He is said to be one of the first Indian artists to give up figurativism for abstract art.[9] His art commands high prices in the domestic and international market. His work “The Vagabond” fetched $1.1 million at Christie’s, setting another world record for the artist. He is also one of the few Indian Modernist masters accomplished in writing as well as painting.[10]

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