V.S. Adurkar

V.S. Adurkar

V S ADURKAR (1907-1992) Vishwanath Adurkar attained Diploma in Painting and Art Master in Teaching from Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay.He studied painting at the Slade School (London) 1936.He was the first Indian artist made Associate of the Royal College of Arts (London) and Royal Society of Painters-Etchers-Engravers (London).He was first Indian Director of Sir J.J. School of Art 1947-53.

V S Adurkar was an artist cum eductionist whose works found a place of pride both at home and abroad. Belonging to the early school of academic realism. Adurkar had penchant for the scenic while being a serious watercolorist too. he headed the Sir J. J School of art for quite awhile till his retirement and many of the stalwarts including the progressives studied under him. This work is a rare example of the artist's experiments with modernism.

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