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Demise of a master architect and Padma Bhushan awardee BV Doshi

Rajesh Kumar Born into a family of furniture makers in Pune on August 26, 1927, well-known architect and Padma Bhushan recipient Balkrishna Doshi died in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, January 24. Announcing the news, Architectural Digest India wrote on Instagram, “India’s greatest architect, Balkrishna Doshi (26th August 1927- 24th January 2023) has passed away at the …

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Celebrating the exuberant brushstrokes of late Goan artist Laxman Pai

A recipient of numerous prestigious awards and honours like the Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri and Lalit Kala Akademi Award for his artistry, Goan artist Laxman Pai lived to the ripe old age of 95 before his demise just last year in March, at his home in Goa’s Dona Paula. He was born on January 21, …

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