World Art Day: Know about 5 Great Indian Artists
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Every year on April 15, World celebrates World Art Day. IAA– International Association of Arts declared World Art Day as an international celebration of Fine arts. IAA is a partner of UNESCO to promote awareness of creative activity worldwide.
As an honor to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, the first World Art Day was celebrated on April 15, 2012. He is a symbol of world peace, freedom of expression, tolerance, and brotherhood, and a testament to the influence of the Fine Arts on other fields.
World Art Day 2021 Celebration
For the sixth consecutive year, the City Los Angeles is hosting World Art Day 2021 festivities in the United States but in a virtual way due to pandemic conditions. In honor of this worldwide celebration, IAA USA, encourages all artists to create virtual projects in any form. Artists are motivated to celebrate art from their homes by connecting with other artists on Facebook and Instagram creating unique ways of exhibiting and promoting the arts.
If we talk about great Indian Artists on World Art Day, these 5 Indian artists who were part of the Progressive Artists’ Group of India names are worth mentioning.
1. Maqbool Fida Husain- Padma Bhushan awardee
2. Francis Newton Souza
3. Syed Haider Raza- Padma Shree awardee
4. Vasudeo S Gaitonde- Padma Shree awardee
5. Tyeb Mehta