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Latika Katt

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Nationality  Indian
Name  Latika Katt

Education  The Doon School
Known for  Sculpture
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Born  12 March 1954 (age 61) (1954-03-12) Uttar Pradesh, India
Awards  Lalit Kala Academy Award

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Latika Katt (born 1948) is an Indian sculptor who specializes in stone carving, metal casting and bronze sculpting. She is most notable for winning the Beijing Art Bienalle Award.

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Life and career

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Latika graduated from The Doon School, an all-boys school in Dehradun. She has admitted that being a minority in an all-boys school gave her confidence and courage in her later years. She then moved on to Baroda College of Art to pursue Bachelor's in Fine Art, where she graduated with First Class honours in 1971. Her talent was spotted by Indira Gandhi during an art exhibition, who later encouraged her to take sculpting as a profession. She taught at Jamia Millia Islamia and Banaras Hindu University for many years starting 1981 and is currently the Head of Department of Fine Arts at Jamia Millia Islamia. She lives and works from Delhi and Banaras.

Exhibitions

Some art exhibitions showcasing her works :

  • The Self and The World: An Exhibition of Indian Women Artists at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Delhi.
  • Molten Landscapes at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • Group Show at Gallerie Alternatives, Gurgaon.
  • Solos:Art Heritage, MMB,& Kala Mela Lawns in New Delhi, Calcatta Art Gallery Kolkatta,Sculptures Painting and Prints JAG CYAG, Sheth, Pretima. Dictionary of Indian Art & Artist. Mapin publishing. </ref>

    Awards

  • Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Ahmedabad, 1973.
  • All India Fine Arts and Crafts, 1974.
  • Society, New Delhi, 1975 and 1976.
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, 1974.
  • Honoured as one of the Five Distinguished Women of Baroda, 1975.
  • International Women's Show at Artists Centre, Bombay, 1975.
  • A.P. Council of Artists, Hyderabad, 1976.
  • National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, 1980.
  • Scholarships

  • National Cultural Scholarships MSU,UGC New Delhi.
  • International: British Council Scholarship Slade School of Art ,London.
  • References

    Latika Katt Wikipedia


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