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Transcript of Virendra Kumar's seminar presentation delivered for 'Art Values' in Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, on 14 and 15 March 1975.

In the paper, Kumar suggests modes of sustenance for an artist and discusses the role of government institutions and commercial galleries in supporting an artist.

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The seminar titled 'Art Values: And How to Make These Effective through Presentation, Promotion and Preservation' was held at Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, on 14 and 15 March 1975. It was part of the 4th Triennial and was co-convened by K.G. Subramanyan and Richard Bartholomew. The invited participants included Vivan Sundaram, Pranabranjan Ray, L.P. Sihare, Geeta Kapur, Nissim Ezekiel, Josef James, Adi Davierwalla, Ram Kumar, Suhash Nimbalkar, Prafulla Mohanti, Dinkar Kowshik, Keshav Malik, Virendra Kumar, R. Chatterji, and V.R. Amberkar.

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Economic Needs of the Artist: His Relationship with Commercial Art Galleries — Transcript