ALPHONSO ARULDOSS (b.1939)
Alphonso Arul Doss is a world-acclaimed artist who has been honoured with a cultural doctorate by the World University, U.S.. He has held 14 one-man shows in India, 11 prestigious shows abroad, awarded on countless occasions, and his works are in private and public collections in countries ranging from India to Croatia. He is the only artist in India who uses the gemstone effect on the figures in his work and this technique he learnt after minutely studying the graded passage of light through a diamond. He leaves calculated white space on the pristine canvas which gives an original touch to his work.
He lives and works in Chennai