Painter Ram Kumar dies

Painter Ram Kumar dies

Noted Indian painter Ram Kumar passed away on Saturday. He was 94.

Kumar's death was confirmed by an email statement from the city-based Vadehra art gallery.

"It is with a heavy heart that we bid a final farewell to one of the greats of Indian art and a dear friend, Ram Kumar.  For us at Vadehra Art Gallery we mourn the loss of a mentor and passionate supporter who has been a part of the birth and growth of our gallery," the statement said.

The gallery hosted 22 solo exhibitions by Ram Kumar over the years starting in 1996.

Arun Vadehra recalls how Kumar's entire life, like his art, was a "sadhana".

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