December 28, 2017


A special cover on the 98th birth Anniversary of Sri. Marthandarao Tippanna Bhopale was released on 5th December 2017 at Kalaburgi. 

Renowned artist of Kalaburagi, Sri. Marthandarao Tippanna Bhopale, (Birth: 1919) popularly known as M. T. Bhopale acquired his education in Marathi and English Medium and joined Sir. J. J. School of Art, Mumbai in 1937 for his higher studies. After completion of Diploma in 1941, he continued to work there as a professor on adhoc basis. He organized an exhibition under the banner Bombay group of contemporary Indian artist which was encouraged by many people. This 'group show' was a memorable and remarkable event in Indian art history. He specialized in Oil Art, Water Art and Pencil Art. His art works are remembered even today. (Death.1966)
Cover photo: "A Narrow Street"  Painting by Artist Sri. M.T.Bhople.

Cover Code:KTK/91/2017
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru

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