Artist Achuthan Kudallur passes away

An artist who believed that colors have a language of their very own and experimented with their myriad kinds in his summary narratives, Achuthan Kudallur handed away on July 18 at a hospital in Chennai. He was 77.
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A recipient of a number of awards, together with the National Academy Award and Tamil Nadu Lalit Kala Akademi Award, his journey as an artist started in Kudallur in Palakkad district in Kerala, the place he was born in 1945. As a baby he would typically pen poems and draw, although the primary formal coaching in artwork got here when he moved to Chennai to check to get a certificates from the AMIE (Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers). He additionally joined the Madras Arts Club on the Fine Arts College.

There won’t ever be one other such as you and Chennai won’t ever be the identical with out you Adieu my pal. #AchuthanKudallur
— anita nair (@anitanairauthor) July 18, 2022
In 1972, his works drew the eye of artists KCS Paniker and Sultan Ali once they have been deciding on work of members of the Madras Arts Club to be exhibited within the annual present by the British Council. Two of Achuthan’s works have been chosen.

In 1977, his first solo was held on the Max Mueller Bhavan in Chennai. The showcase included figurative work in addition to abstracts that was to turn out to be his’s dominant oeuvre. Having exhibited throughout the globe, from Japan to Singapore and Germany, over time on his canvases he depicted his observations and inclinations, from literature and music, to nature that mesmerized him.
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