Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Raja Ravi Varma Award from the Kerala Government
  • 2009 D.Litt...
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    USD payement only Lot 47 Details

    Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    Dec 03-04, 2014

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    16.5 x 19.5 in



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    Lot 44 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    8.5 x 6.5 in





    Lot 78 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink and coloured pencil on paper

    11 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $7,000
    Rs 4,20,000
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    Lot 105 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Gouache on card paper

    6 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $11,000
    Rs 6,60,000
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    Lot 15 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on board

    5 x 3.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,844
    Rs 1,73,461
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    Lot 16 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Head

    Crayon on paper

    11 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $7,920
    Rs 4,83,120
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    Lot 17 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    7.5 x 6 in

    Winning bid
    $2,484
    Rs 1,51,500
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    Lot 40 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Beast

    Conte on paper

    20.5 x 16.5 in

    Winning bid
    $16,402
    Rs 10,00,500
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 91 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    4.5 x 5.7 in






    Lot 92 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Durga I

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.3 x 3.3 in






    Lot 93 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.5 x 3.5 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Banquet Room

    Pen and ink on paper

    3.5 x 5.5 in






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