Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar
Born(1933-05-31)31 May 1933
Died13 July 2019(2019-07-13) (aged 86)
Maharashtra, India
Occupationwriter, art critic, museologist
AwardsPadma Shri (2003)

Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar (31 May 1933[1] – 13 July 2019) was an Indian writer,[2][3][4] art critic, museologist[5] and a director of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, erstwhile Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai. He is credited with the restoration of Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya,[6] a museum in Devrukh, Maharashtra to its present state.[5]

Birth

Born on 31 May 1933[3][4] and brought up in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Works

Gorakshkar was the author of several books and articles[7] such as:

Awards

Gorakshkar was honoured by the Government of India in 2003 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[12]

Death

Died on 13 July 2019 in Maharashtra and last rites were conducted in Vasind.[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Who's who in India". Guide Publications. 15 July 1986 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Worldcat Profile". Worldcat. 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Listing on University of Chicago, Library Catalog". University of Chicago. 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b "ABES Listing". ABES. 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya". The Hindu. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Devrukh Museum". Devrukh Museum. 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  7. ^ Gorakshkar, Sadashiv. "Sculptural Activity of the Gupta Period in Western India - Mirpur Khas, Devnimori, Kanheri The Golden Age: Gupta Art Empire, Province and Influence". Marg. 42 (3): 81–84.
  8. ^ Sadashiv Gorakshkar (2002). Raj Bhavans in Maharashtra. Directorate General of Information & Public Relations. OCLC 243776792.
  9. ^ Sadashiv Gorakshkar (1979). Animal in Indian Art. Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. OCLC 13610263.
  10. ^ Sadashiv Gorakshkar, Kalpana Desai (1989). The Maritime Heritage of India. Western Naval Command. OCLC 22595574.
  11. ^ Sadashiv Gorakshkar (1977). Karle Caves of Western India. Tata Services. OCLC 236137093.
  12. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  13. ^ Sadashiv Gorakshkar, founding father of Mumbai's heritage movement passes away at 86, Times of India, 13 July 2019

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