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Famous Artists from India

Raise your brushes for a list of the most popular artists from India, listed alphabetically with photos when available. You might also be interested in famous artists from Japan and famous artists from Spain. For centuries, artists have been among the world's most important people, chronicling history and entertaining millions with works that stimulate intellects and emotions. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching, or drawing, the famous Indian artists on this list have kept that tradition alive, creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world and made marks in a variety of different media. Below, you can find useful information about these notable Indian artists.

Artists on this list include "The Father of Modern Indian Sculpture" Ramkinkar Baij and Indian painters like Satish Gujral and F.N. Souza.

This list answers the burning artistic questions, "Which famous artists are from India?" and "Who are the most well-known Indian artists?"

For more details on these modern and historic Indian artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover, use this list of celebrated Indian artists to discover some new paintings, sculptures, drawings and other works that you'll enjoy.

    • Birthplace: Kolkata, India
    • Nationality: India, British Raj
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • M. F. Husain
    Autobiography, Mother India, Between the Spider & the Lamp
    • Birthplace: Pandharpur, India
    • Nationality: India
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing
  • Jitish Kallat
    Analgesic Studies 01, Carbon Milk 9, Bon Voyage (flesh
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    • Nationality: India
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh
    CITY: Memory, Dreams, Desire
    • Birthplace: Surendranagar district, India
    • Nationality: India
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • S. H. Raza
    Les Champs, Surya Namaskar, Dhristi
    • Birthplace: Madhya Pradesh, India
    • Nationality: India
    • Art Forms: Painting