Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde
India's Foremost Abstract Painter
Location: Departure Behind Elevator Wall
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About the Artist
Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde (1924 – 2001) is revered as one of India’s foremost abstract painters. An artist of singular stature, Gaitonde was known to fellow artists and audiences as a man of uncompromising integrity of spirit and purpose. A man who never addresses the camera, Gaitonde’s stringent attachment to the codes of painting and the ethics of being a painter distinguished his aesthetic worldview.