(1911 - 1996)
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was active/lived in India. Kattingeri Hebbar is known for painting.
Biography Kattingeri Hebbar
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was born in 1911 in Karnataka and received his diploma from the Sir J J School of Art in 1938. He taught art at the School from 1940 to 1945. While being influenced by the academic style taught at the School, Hebbar felt a strong urge to paint in a genre which drew from traditional Indian art. A visit to Europe in 1949 exposed him to some of the best works in western art and he finally settled down to study at the Academy Julian in Paris.
The definitive form begins to take shape in Hebbar's work on his return from Europe. An adroit draughtsman, his studies like Mahim Darga won him the National Award in 1956 to be followed by awards in the annual exhibitions of the in 1957 and 1958. Hebbar had also received the
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