It is run by his wife sajjan kanwar assisted by her three daughters minakshi himani and kumud rathore. He also pursued a diploma in oriental arts from tokyo university.
Shekhawat revived the art of blue pottery under the.
Kripal singh shekhawat painting. Virtuoso of line and colour. Highlighting kripal singh shekhawat s revitalization of jaipur s blue pottery kristen michael gave a presentation beyond the vessel. Despite rumours to the contrary kripal kumbh the pottery studio founded by kripal singh shekhawat is still in operation.
Kripal singhji s first formal training in drawing and painting was under sh. Kripal singhji s first formal training in drawing and painting was under sh. Presented in collaboration with the delhi art gallery and curated by kristine michael this exhibition shed important light on the work trajectory and legacy of kripal singh shekhawat who is widely recognised as a blue pottery revivalist even though he trained as a painter.
Kripal singh shekhawat was an artist in the fields of painting and pottery. Kripal singh shekhawat was a renowned painter and craftsman of india. Art work desiging done an the manuscript of the constitution of india 1949 50.
Kripal singh shekhawat also known as the father of blue pottery was born in a rajput family in 1922 in rajasthan. He is said to have revived the art of blue pottery which had its origins in central asia. Kripal singh shekhawat.
He was supported by patrons like rajmata gayatri devi in his efforts of revival of blue pottery in the city. He passed away on february 15th 2008. He is credited with bringing back the art of blue pottery back in the pink city.
Kripal was born in rajasthan. Kripal singh shekhawat also known as father of blue pottery was born in a rajput family on 19th december 1922 in a small village named mau rajasthan india. Today s trending hindu names.
Kripal singh shekhawat has taken the fine art of blue pottery to unbelievable heights he is indeed a craftsman par excellence. Bhur singh shekhawat and then in lucknow. Works exhibited in many international and national exhibitions.
He studied original painting at shanti niketan in west bengal and later did a diploma in oriental arts from the tokyo university japan. This exhibition has since travelled to the museum of legacies jaipur. Kripal singh shekhawat also known as father of blue pottery was born in a rajput family on 19th december 1922 in a small village named mau rajasthan india.
Kripal singh shekhawat. Wall painting executed in shantiniketan delhi and jaipur prepared copies of wall paintings of amer bairath and bagh caves. Sharma bhawani shankar and kripal singh shekhawat.
The catalogue the art of kripal singh shekhawat. Part of parents gift of god. Born in the desert state of rajasthan india in 1922 his destiny took him to the far flung shantiniketan west bengal rabindranath tagore s famous art school where he studied art.
Bhur singh shekhawat and then in lucknow.