From the small town of Dhuri, Punjab—where he was born—to becoming one of the well-known Modern artists in India, Manjit Bawa’s journey has been an arduous, but successful one. He studied fine arts at the School of Art, New Delhi between 1958 and 1963, where his professors included Somnath Hore, Rakesh Mehra, Dhanaraj Bhagat and B.C. Sanyal. It was under Abani Sen, that he gained a foothold in the art world and began to form his identity as an artist.
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