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French president to meet artist Subodh Gupta

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

French Emmanuel Macron, who is on a four-day visit to India, will meet internationally acclaimed Indian-origin here today.

It will be a private visit. The French will meet the and take a look at his workshop-cum-manufacturing unit in Sector 14 industrial area, police said.

"Tight security arrangements have been made for the visit," he said.

was born in 1964 in Khagaul, and studied at the College of Art, (1983-1988). He is known for working with everyday objects such as

While is his signature medium, he has also masterfully executed works in bronze, marble, brass and wood. His works have been exhibited in prestigious museums, art fairs and biennials throughout the world.

Solo exhibitions of his work have been held in internationally renowned museums and galleries including the (New Delhi), Museum fr Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt), and (London), & Wirth (London, Zurich, and Somerset), Arario (and Beijing), (Kiev) and Galeria Continua (San Gimignano, Italy).

was awarded the Chevalier de L'Ordre Arts et Lettres, among the French governments highest honours, for his contribution to

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 12:35 IST