Ganesh selected for a revered honour

Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011 - 16:32

Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known painter Ganesh Pyne, whose works are appreciated for their rich imagery and symbolism, has been selected for the Raja Ravi Varima award of the Kerala Government.

The Kolkata-based artist was chosen for the honour in view of his outstanding contribution to the contemporary Indian art,state Culture Minister M A Baby said.

The award, instituted in memory of legendary artist Raja Ravi Varma, carries Rs 1.25 lakh, citation and memento.

The painters who had been chosen for Kerala`s topmost award for artists included M F Husain.

PTI



First Published: Monday, February 28, 2011 - 16:32

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