Abdur Rahman Chughtai
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Who is Abdur Rahman Chughtai?
Abdur Rahman Chughtai was a painter and intellectual from Pakistan, who created his own unique, distinctive painting style influenced by Mughal art, miniature painting, Art Nouveau and Islamic art traditions. He is considered 'the first significant modern Muslim artist from South Asia', and the national artist of Pakistan. He was given the title of Khan Bahadur in 1934, awarded Pakistan's Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 1960, and the Presidential medal for Pride of Performance in 1968.
- born in (118 years ago) in Lahore
- nationality: Pakistan
- education: National College of Arts
- died on (40 years ago)
- official website: www.chughtaimuseum.com
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by Jonathan Bloom, Sheila S. Blair
Chughtai: Abdur Rahman Chughtai: Artist of the East (Lahore, 1978) W. Agha, ed.: Abdur Rahman Chughtai: Personality and Art (Lahore, 1980) M. Nesom: Abdur Rahman Chughtai: A Modern South Asian Artist (diss., Ohio State U.
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