Gulammohammed Sheikh: Lecture series

Josheen Oberoi shares a note on an upcoming series of talks by Gulammohammed Sheikh in the United States

New York: New Yorkers are in for a treat next week. Gulammohammed Sheikh will be in town presenting a talk “Visualizing the Ramayana” at the Rubin Museum of Art. This is the first of five talks he will give in the US over the next few weeks.

An influential painter, writer and art historian, Gulammohammed Sheikh taught art history and painting for nearly three decades at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda. He was born in 1937 in Surendranagar, Saurashtra in Gujarat and received his Master’s degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the MS University in Baroda. He was a visiting artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US in 1987 and 2002, a Writer and Artist in Residence at the Citivella Ranieri Centre, Umbertide, Italy in 1998 and at the South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia in 2000, and at Montalvo, California in 2005.

Read more about him and his artistic practice here.

His schedule of lectures:

March 18, 7 pm, Rubin Museum, New York
Title: Visualizing the Ramayana

March 21, 4.30 pm, Georgetown University, Washington D.C
Title: Among Many Cultures and Times

March 25, 6 pm, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Title: Visualizing the Ramayana

March 27, 4.30 pm. Duke University, Durham, NC
Title: Walking the World: Mappings

April 4, 5.30 pm, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Title: Walking the World

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