Painter, poet, professor, critic, idealist, and recipient of the Indian Government’s prestigious Padmashri award, by whose creativity the medieval—from Europe to Japan—meets the modern in all of its splendor and pain, Gulammohammed Sheikh (b. 1937) will be illustrating and reflecting on his life’s work and bringing his unique visual voice of reason and tolerance. Sheikh has been a major figure in the world of Indian art for more than five decades.
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This lecture is part of growing programming on India at Georgetown, which may be explored at Georgetown & India and by following @georgetownindia on Twitter.
Event begins at 4:30PM
Presented by: Georgetown's Medieval Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Department of History, Department of Art & Art History, and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.
Featured Artist(s): Gulam Mohammed Sheikh