New Delhi Famous Indian artist Anjum Singh died on Tuesday. She had been battling cancer for almost six years. She was 53 years old. Art collector ‘Kiran Nadar Museum of Art’ gave this information. Nadar Museum of Art said, “Anjum Singh has passed away. She was a brilliant artist. She fought with cancer for a long time with Bahadurpi.” In 2014, he was diagnosed with cancer.
Anjum was the daughter of well-known painters Arpita and Paramjit Singh. He did his graduation in fine arts from Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan. After this, he obtained a master’s degree in this subject from the College of Art, Delhi. His last show ‘I Still Hair’ took place last year at Talwar Gallery in Delhi. The artifacts exhibited in it were based on his journey to fight cancer.
Suffering from cancer for more than six years
The Delhi-based gallery wrote on the Instagram page, “Anjum left us today after bravely fighting cancer for six and a half years. His departure has brought a vacuum that will always remain, but his art, his smile and his determination to fight cancer will always remain in our hearts. “
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art did an Instagram post-
Poet, art critic and curator Ranjit Hoskete tweeted, “I feel very sad to hear about Anjum’s demise. It was an age to go. He fought cancer for more than six years. Peace to Anjum’s soul meet.” Nadar said that Singh will be alive in our hearts through his work. The founder of Kiran Nadar Museum of Art said, “Our condolences to his entire family.”
Author Ashok Vajpayee expressed grief
Renowned Hindi writer and trustee of Raza Foundation, Ashok Vajpayee said, “The Raza Foundation is deeply saddened by the passing away of Anjum Singh. She emerged as a distinguished painter of the younger generation.” Vajpayee said in a Facebook post, “She was fighting a life-threatening illness. Her parents are well-known painters Arpita Singh and Paramjit Singh, who have suffered a lot. The Raza Foundation is with them in this hour of grief. “
TMC MP Derek O’Brien expressed grief
Rajya Sabha member and senior Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien said on Twitter that she left very quickly. She was one of the most promising artists in the Indian art world. Anjum Singh His last art exhibition titled ‘I’m Still Hair’ was quite spectacular. Condolences to his parents. “
See Derek O’Brien’s tweet here-
Gone too soon. One of the brightest from the Indian art world. Anjum Singh, 53. Her powerful and moving final exhibition of her work is titled ‘I am still here.’ Condolences to her parents, artists extraordinaire, Paramjit Singh and Arpita Singh. Travel well, Anjum. pic.twitter.com/iL32Cf41lX
– Derek O’Brien | ডেরেক ও’ব্রায়েন (@derekobrienmp) November 17, 2020
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