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Satish Gujral (b.1925), brother of former Prime Minister I.K.Gujral, is a versatile
painter, sculptor, muralist, architect & writer of rare genius. He
works with several mediums like paint, clay, ceramic, wood, glass
and metal. Satish Gujral is described as a living legend; one of the
few who have consistently dominated the art scene in India for
entire post-independent era.
He has won an equal, if not more, acclaim as an architect. His
building of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi has been selected by
the international Forum of architects as one of the one thousand
best built in the 20th century round the world. He was awarded the
order of the Crown from Belgium for this achievement.
Citizens of New Delhi had honoured Gujral as one of its 25 citizens
who in the last 50 years , brought the city on the world map. The
Republic of India honoured him with the second highest National
Award, "Padma Vibhushan" in 1999.