Yusuf Arakkal Artist Dies At 71 Age- Recipient Of Raja Ravi Varma Puraskaram
Yusuf Arakkal Artist Dies At 71 Age
Yusuf Arakkal Artist Dies: Today Early morning Indian Famous painter Yusuf Arakkal passed on in Bengaluru Tuesday. He was born in 1945 at Chavakkad District, Kerala. He is made due by his significant other Sara Arakkal and child Shibu Arakkal. The senior allegorical craftsman had been unwell for as long as couple of months and passes away on Tuesday. His memorial service will be held later. He was conceived at Chavakkad close Guruvayur in Kerala. His mom had a place with the regal group of Arakkal, the main Muslim imperial family to have ruled Kerala and his dad to Keyees, the outstanding business family based at Kozhikode and Thalassery. Both his folks kicked the bucket when he was youthful.
Yusuf Arakkal took a recognition in painting from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat (KCP), Bengaluru and later had practical experience in realistic print making from National Academy people group studios, Garhi, Delhi.
An Internationally acclaimed painter, Yusuf Arakkal had a vast gathering of various works comprising of drawings, depictions, models, wall paintings, paper works, prints, and composing. The Kerala government likewise respected him with prestigious Raja Ravi Varma grant in acknowledgment of his remarkable commitment to workmanship. He had won a few Puraskaram’s including Karnataka Lalithkala Academy grant in 1979 and 1981, a national honor in 1983, an extraordinary honor at the third Asian Art Biennale Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1986 and the Karnataka Lalithkala Academy honor in 1989.
As of late, Yusuf Arakkal got the prestigious Lorenzo De Medici Gold Medal, at Florence Internazionale Biennale, in Florence, Italy for his work Bacon’s Man with the Child and Priest.
He as of late discharged a book called “Appearances of Creativity”, which is a far reaching accumulation of pictures of kindred craftsmen. One of its kind, it was the first run through, an Indian craftsman had done pictures of different specialists. Senior craftsman S.G. Vasudev, who mourned his passing, said, “He was a standout amongst the most huge, non-literal craftsman with his very own style. He has impacted such a variety of youthful specialists.”