Sambhaji Kadam (artist)

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Sambhaji Kadam (born 5 November 1932 in Deogarh, Maharashtra State) is a professor, former dean of the J.J School of Art in Mumbai,[1] and a portrait painter,[2] musician, poet[3] and art and literary[4] critic.

Education: G. D Art, (Drawing & Painting)Mumbai, 1956.

Appointed as a teacher in the Dept. of Drawing & Painting of Sir. J.J School of Art, Mumbai. 1957. Appointed as a professor in Drawing & Painting, 1973. Appointed as the Dean, Sir. .J. J School of Art, Mumbai. 1977.

Requested for voluntary retirement to devote fully to Painting, writing and music- 1980.

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Achievements[edit]

Won awards including Dolly Cursetji's competition in 1956 as a student. Won several prizes in the exhibition of the Bombay Art Society and State Art Exhibitions of Maharashtra.

Exhibitions[edit]

Gallery Oasis, Mumbai- 1969. Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysore - 1985. Chetana Art Gallery, Mumbai- 1988. Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai- 1997.

Paintings in Collection[edit]

  • Nagpur Museum, Nagpur.
  • Government of Karnataka.
  • Larsen & Tubro.
  • Gadkari Rangaytan, Thane.
  • Dr. M.D Deshmukh.

Portrait Demonstrations[edit]

Nootan Kala Mandir, Mumbai- 1958. Raheja School Of Art, Bandra, Mumbai- 1959, 1977, 1982. Dept. of English, Mumbai University, 1971, 1973. Kala Niketan, Kolhapur- 1978. Dalvi's Institute of Art, Kolhapur- 1978. Dept. of Painting, Udaipur University, 1977. Rajasthan school of art, Jaipur- 1978. Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh. M.P - 1975, 1977, 1978. Chitrakala MAhavidyalaya, Nagpur- 1979. Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune- 1977, 81, 82, 86, 87, 88, 91. Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysore - 1985.

Achievements as art critic.[edit]

  • Started writing Art-criticism, under the pen-name "Virupaksha" in tha "Mauj", a prestigious weekly in Marathi, Since, 1958.which was considered as the most unbias and illuminating.
  • He started writing by his own name since, 1961, in the "Satyakatha" and other periodicals in Marathi, Devoted Seriously to Literature and Art.

Literature[edit]

"Palasban" book of poems in Marathi, published by "Mauj". He has directed a play " Aarsa Bolto", in Marathi, the first one-act play by the Marathi Play Writer & poet Shri. C.T. Khanolkar, Where the dramatic talent of Shri. Amol Palekar, the then student of Sir. J.J School of Art, was discovered for the first time.

Achievements as a musician and musicologist[edit]

Known as a Harmonium soloist. He has written articles on music, discussing the musicological and aesthetic problems. He has also studied Musicology, especially the "Shruti" intervals or the micro-tonic intervals in Indian music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A visual harmony". The Times of India. 4 December 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Maharashtra (Marg Publications) 37 (1): 201. 1985. OCLC 500246882.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Poetry India (Parichaya Trust) 1–2: 60. 1966. ISSN 0032-2075.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Indian writing today (Nirmala Sadanand Publishers) (1-6): 43. 1967. ISSN 0019-6495.  Missing or empty |title= (help)