Gold Fiber sculpture Naika on Pedestal

Original sculpture by Ved Nayar

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Dimensions: 22 x 4 x 14 in
Medium : Fiber painted with acrylic
Style : Figurative

Additional information

Dimensions 22 x 4 x 14 in
Orientation

vertical

Palette

Gold

size

Small

Style

Figurative

Ved Nayar

Ved Nayar was born in 1933. He was uprooted during Partition and began to live in Delhi. Nayar graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. Nayar began as a painter initially land later turned to sculpture. He started exhibiting from 1957. From the 80s onwards, Nayar has been doing installations. He has also undertaken many distinguished design assignments. Environment has been a major concern of Nayar's. He recalls the genesis of this involvement to his relationship with a jungle close to his childhood home. The installations were born of desire to create an environment for his sculptures. Drawing is also an important medium in Nayar's work

ART EDUCATION

  • 1957 National Diploma in Fine Arts College of Art, Delhi
  • 1952 B.A St. Stephen's College, Delhi University

SOLO SHOWS

  • 2011 'Drawings: Evolving Human Form', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2004 'Mango Tree Trunk & Naika' at Pioneer Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2003 ‘Archival Digital Prints' at Dhoomimal Art Center, New Delhi
  • 2003 ‘Archival Digital Prints' at Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore
  • 2002 'Creating Space amidst Planets' was organized at Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2002 'Creating Space amidst Planets' was organized at Lalit Kala Akademy, Garhi Artists' Studios, New Delhi
  • 1988 One man show of drawings and graphic prints, 'Interior Gallery', Islamabad
  • 1988 One man show of drawings and graphic prints, 'Nairang' Gallery, Lahore
  • 1976 One man show at Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi

GROUP SHOWS

  • 2010 Lalit Kala Akademy Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2010 'The Living Insignia', Gallery Ensign, New Delhi
  • 2009 ‘Masters Strokes’, Gallery Beyond, Goa
  • 2008 ‘Mystic Expression’, Fidaa Art Gallery, Singapore
  • 2007 ‘Beyond the Horizon’, Fidaa Art Gallery, Singapore
  • 2007 Group show, Gallery 7, Mumbai
  • 2006 Garhi Artists, Group Show, New Delhi
  • 2006 ‘Holi & Monsoon’ group shows organized by Red Earth in Delhi & Mumbai
  • 2005 Anant art gallery, Delhi & Tao art gallery, Mumbai
  • 2005 ‘Manifestations’, Delhi Art Gallery, Mumbai1975 Third Triennale, India
  • 2001 ‘Paper- Pulp’, Gallery Espace, Delhi
  • 2000 ‘Online Paper Work Exhibition’, Saffron art, Mumbai
  • 2000 ‘The Miniature Format’, Santache Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 1999 ‘Self Portrait’, Gallery Lakeeren, Mumbai
  • 1998 'Unmasking', a group show of conceptual self-portraits Om Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1997 Two artist exhibition of recent paintings at the Kal Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA, with Gogi Saroj Pal
  • 1997 Major trends in contemporary Indian Art after Independence, the exhibition organized by the Lalit Kala Akademy
  • 1997 'The Looking Glass-Self', a group show at Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 1997 '50 Years of Indian Independence', a group show organized by Vadhera Art Gallery at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
  • 1997 Two artists group exhibition at the Gallery 88, Calcutta
  • 1997 Masanori Fukuoka's contemporary Indian Art collection exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore and Calcutta
  • 1996 Paintings & Installations at Art Today, New Delhi
  • 1995 International Installation Workshop and Exhibition on Art & Ecology, organized by Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi
  • 1994 'Paintings in Weaving', A group show at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1993 Group Show of Drawings, Sakshi Art Gallery, Bombay
  • 1993 "Wounds" exhibition organized by CIMA at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
  • 1993 Group Show organized by CRY at Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi
  • 1993 'More than a decade ago, the Artist's Choice', a group show organized by the Display Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1993 Group exhibition organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda for the cause of Maharashtra earthquake
  • 1993 Contemporary Indian Art, a group exhibition in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1993 Contributed an installation 'Mankind 2193 - Despair & Hope of Kalpavriksha' in the 8th Triennale_ India
  • 1992 Indian Artists in Dhaka
  • 1992 The Expressive Line, Art Age presentation, Calcutta
  • 1992 `To Encounter others', An international exhibition of contemporary art at Kassell / Hann Munden, Germany which coincided with Documenta IX Contributed an installation `Mankind 2192 - Despair and Hope of Kalpavriksha'
  • 1992 Display of installation `Mankind 2192 - Despair and Hope of Kalpavriksha' at Max Mueller Bhawan, New Delhi
  • 1992 Group Show with Gogi Saroj Pal of paintings 'Mankind and Godkind' at Artist Studio Gallery
  • 1992-93 Group Show of sculptures 'Heads' at Sakshi Art Gallery, Bombay, Madras and Bangalore
  • 1991 Group show of terracotta sculptures at the Artist Studio Gallery as complimentary activity to the "Colors of the Earth" exhibition organized by the British Council
  • 1991 Group Show Kunsthalle Maine, Maine, Germany
  • 1991 Retrospective exhibition of drawings from 1979 to 1989 at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1990 Group Show Conceptual Self-portraits, with Gogi Saroj Pal at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1990 Group Show at Kala Yatra, Bangalore
  • 1990 Group Show of Self-Portraits, Chemould Art Gallery, Bombay
  • 1990 A Group Exhibition on the occasion of the visit of Nelson Mandela at the Little Theater Group Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1990 A group show along with Gogi Saroj Pal at the Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1989 Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings, CMC Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1989 Group Show of Artists from Delhi, Sakshi Art Gallery, Madras
  • 1989 Group Show of Drawings, Paintings & Sculptures at Village Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1989 Group Show of Self -Portraits, Village Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1988 'Work on Paper' - a group show of graphic prints of Indian Artists, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1988 Designed environmental & communication graphics for World Philately Exhibition, New Delhi
  • 1987 Exhibition of Serigraph Prints - 'Drawings for Sculpture' at Triveni Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1983 Contemporary Indian Sculpture, an exhibition organized by Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay
  • 1983 Invited sculpture for participation in the National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademy
  • 1983 Exhibition of Works of the 'Karu' group of artists at Baradari, Garhi studios, New Delhi
  • 1981 International Exhibition of Small Sculptures, Budapest
  • 1979 'Small Format Sculptures', Lalit Kala Akademy's Silver Jubilee celebrations exhibition, New Delhi
  • 1978 'Pictorial Space', an exhibition organized by Lalit Kala Akademy
  • 1961 Group show of the 'Unknown', New Delhi
  • 1960 Group show of the 'Unknown', a group of young painters & sculptures
  • 1958 'Nine Painters' group show, New Delhi
  • 1957 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademy

PARTICIPATIONS

  • 2011 'The Intuitive: Logic Revisted', from the Osians Collection at The World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland
  • 2010-11 'Manifestations IV', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1991 Participated in group show on the `Year of Girl Child' organized by Shruti, the Art Gallery of Maurya Sheraton Hotel, New Delhi
  • 1991 Participated in he Group Exhibition and Art Auction organized by Helpage India at Jehangir Art Gallery and conducted by Asprey, London
  • 1990 Participated in the 9th International Exhibition of Graphic Art at Frenchen, Germany

AWARDS/HONOURS

  • 1988 Designed Citation Trophy for Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, presented to Secretary General of United Nations
  • 1982 Commendation certificate for 'Installation' Mankind 2110 (an Alternative) and Mankind 2110 (The Second Alternative)- Fifth Triennale India
  • 1981 National Award for sculpture 'Mankind - 2101', Lalit Kala Akademy

COLLECTIONS

All over India and Abroad.

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