Available Works

Above is a small selection of featured works from our collection.

For information about other available works by Natvar Bhavsar please contact the gallery at info@hgcontemporary.com.

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Biography

Natvar Bhavsar (born 1934) is an Indian - American artist, based in Soho, New York City for nearly 50 years, noted as an abstract expressionist and colour field artist. Bhavsar's paintings appear in more than 800 private and public collections, including the collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia, the Library of Congress and the Australian National Gallery. In addition, his works have been purchased and displayed by corporations such as the American Express Company, AT&T, Chase Manhattan Bank, and NBC. Bhavsar and his works have been the subject of books, including Natvar Bhavsar: The Sound of Color, (Robert C. Morgan, 2002) and Natvar Bhavsar: Painting and the Reality of Color, (Irving Sandler, 1999).

EDUCATION

1965 MFA, Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, PA
1960 BA Gujarat University, Amdavad, India
1959 Bombay State Higher Art Examination, Bombay, India
1958 Bombay State Higher Art Examination, Bombay, India

HONOURS & AWARDS

2010 Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation, Grant Award for Creative Contributions in the Arts
2000, 2002 Invited as Participant as Cultural Leader to the World Economic Forums in Davos, Switzerland and New York, NY
1987 Vishva Gurjari, Gujarat, India
1980, 1983 Invited as Participant in Executive's Seminars at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies at Aspen, CO
1975-76 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY
1965-66 John D. Rockefeller III Fund Fellowship, New York, NY

TEACHING

1967-69 University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, Art Instructor
1957-62 Seth C.N. School of Fine Arts, Amdavad, Gujarat, India, Art Teacher
1954-57 Chanasma High School, Chanasma, Gujarat, India, Art Teacher