"Painting for me is a process of discovering oneself...it becomes a metaphor of a larger thing,"
Born in 1943, Ahmedabad, Amit Ambalal was a businessman, until he became a full-time painter in 1979. So taken in was he by his passion of becoming a renowned painter - his childhood dream - that he sold off his family owned business in 1977 to pursue this passion. Amit was a 57 at the time.
Says he, "My inspiration was my...
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Signed in English (lower left)
19.5 x 28.5 in (49.5 x 72.4 cm)
Exhibited and Published: The Margi and the Desi, between tradition and modernity, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 2004.
Height of Figure: 6'