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Mini Sivakumar Passes Away
Mini Sivakumar's paintings always carried a strong impel for liberating the women community | By Yentha
On Sep 05, 2010

 

Palkulangara, Trivandrum: One of the strong  personalities in the Indian arts world, Mini Sivakumar (1962-2010) passed away on Saturday.

She was one among the ardent practitioners of modern art in India. Her paintings always carried a strong impel for liberating the women community. She has been long ailing from cancer and had been under treatment at RCC, Trivandrum.

She was born in Trivandrum in the year 1962 and took her post-graduation in Zoology. She then pursued her post-doctoral research at Viswabharathi University. She took art as a profession around ten years  ago and had conducted different national and international shows. In the year 2008, she conducted a major solo show at Birla Akademy, Mumbai.

 

Adam's Daughter - A Painting by Mini Sivakumar

'Adam's Daughter' by Mini Sivakumar

Mini Sivakumar

Mini Sivakumar

 

“With the untimely death of Mini, we have lost a good artist and a pious human being,” reminisced Johny ML,  famous art critic and curator.

She is survived by her husband R Sivakumar, famous art historian and professor at Santiniketan. Funeral rites will be held at her residence at Palkulangara and the cremation will happen at Santhikavadam, Thycaud, at 3:00 pm on Sunday.

 

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