Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar
(1911 - 1996)
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was active/lived in India. Kattingeri Hebbar is known for painting.
Biography Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was born in 1911, at Kattingeri in the Udupi district of Karnataka. His father used to make clay idols of Lord Ganesha during festivals. This background in folk art helped Hebbar decide that he wanted to pursue art as a career.
Despite training in the Western tradition, Hebbar’s body of work remained rooted in the folk traditions of India. After some initial training in Mysore, and later in Mumbai at the Sir J.J. School of Art, he started his career as an art instructor at the Sir J. J. School of Art. He taught there between 1940 and 1945.
He then went to Europe to study art at the Academy Julian in Paris.
During his early years, known as his Kerala period (because
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