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Fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta dead

Acclaimed fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta died Sunday, his colleagues in the fashion industry said. He was 58.

Published: 12th August 2012 10:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2012 10:37 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

Acclaimed fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta died Sunday, his colleagues in the fashion industry said. He was 58.

A versatile personality, Dasgupta was recipient of many grants and awards, including the Yves Saint Laurent grant for photography in 1991. His work is also featured in many institutions like the Museo Ken Damy at Brescia (Italy) and Galleria Carla Sozzani at Milan.

"Last year he was at my show and he wanted to shoot my collection. I am really sad that he is not amongst us. I think there is some uncanny connection that today on my show he is not here....While rehearsing we were in tears. But such is life and it has to move on," designer Manav Gangwani told IANS.

Gangwani's collection gave tribute to the ace photographer through his collection showcased at final day of PCJ Delhi Couture Week (DCW).

Dasgupta's work has been exhibited internationally, both in solo and group shows, and published in Indian, French, English, Italian and American magazines.

His work is included in many publications including "Nudi", published in Italy, and "India Now - New Photographic Visions", published in Paris.

Dasgupta, who worked with famous models like Lakshmi Menon and Lara Dutta, was also a writer of note.

In 1996, he broke a taboo by publishing "Women", a controversial collection of portraits and nudes of urban Indian women.

His second book "Ladakh", a personal exploration of the country's frontier wilderness, was published in 2000.



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