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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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    9.5 x 7.5 in

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    Jun 10-11, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen, graphite, ink, gouache, and collage on paper

    8.5 x 18.5 in





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    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Still Life with...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    6.5 x 5 in

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    $4,500
    Rs 2,79,000
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    Lot 30 Details

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    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper

    14.5 x 12 in





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    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    21.5 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $74,754
    Rs 45,60,000
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Ink and pastel on graph paper

    9.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,242
    Rs 78,240
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    9 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $738
    Rs 45,727
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    Lot 67 Details

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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on graph paper pasted on cardboard

    9.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,134
    Rs 70,320
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    Lot 34 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    6 x 4 in

    Winning bid
    $3,966
    Rs 2,45,880
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 91 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    4.5 x 5.7 in






    Lot 92 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Durga I

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.3 x 3.3 in






    Lot 93 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.5 x 3.5 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Banquet Room

    Pen and ink on paper

    3.5 x 5.5 in






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