Ram Kinker Baij

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Birthday
25, 1906
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 2, 1980 (74)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1906
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 2, 1980 (74)

About

Considered a pioneer of modern Indian sculpture, he was the recipient of the Padma Bushan Award for his contributions to the arts.

Before Fame

He attended Kala Bhavana, an art school at Santiniketan.

Trivia

His art has been preserved and displayed at locations worldwide, including at the Reserve Bank of India and the National Gallery of Modern Art.

Family Life

He made his nephew, Dibakar Baij, his legal heir.

Associated With

A documentary about his life was filmed by the late director Ritwik Ghatak.