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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    Lot 73 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    08-09 June 2016

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on board

    12.6 x 9.8 in





    Lot 54 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    24 February 2016

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Bones

    Tempera on canvas

    22.4 x 21.7 in





    Lot 30 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    10 September 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Watercolour & Pen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $14,769
    Rs 9,60,000
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    Lot 31 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    10 September 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    17 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $31,385
    Rs 20,40,000
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    Lot 28 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Ink on graph paper pasted on mountboard

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    Winning bid
    $1,998
    Rs 1,31,880
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    Lot 8 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    9.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,192
    Rs 75,120
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    Lot 26 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    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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    Lot 9 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    9 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $738
    Rs 45,727
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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 39 works

    Lot 91 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    4.5 x 5.7 in






    Lot 92 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Durga I

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.3 x 3.3 in






    Lot 93 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.5 x 3.5 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Banquet Room

    Pen and ink on paper

    3.5 x 5.5 in






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