Apurva Desai

Artist Apurva Desai describes himself as ‘an urban landscapist’. He probably refers to a series that he had done a few years ago, titled "A Shipyard Symphony", based on his experience in the ship-breaking yards at Alang in Gujarat.

When working on such subjects close to reality, the artist cannot remain immune to it, and remain an outsider or a neutral observer, which is what adds depth to his work. He has been quoted as saying: “Art...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1991-92 Vikram Sarabhai Foundation, New Delhi
  • 1991 Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad
  • 1990 Navdeep Sanskrutik Pratisthan, Gujarat
  • 1985,91 Municipal Corporation, Ahmedabad
  • 1985,91,95 Lalit Kala Akademy, Gujarat
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