Abir Karmakar


Born in 1977 in Siliguri, West Bengal, Abir Karmakar completed his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Art from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, in 2001, and then his Master’s degree in Fine Art from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, in 2003.

Karmakar is known for his casual and voyeuristic self-portraits, in which he places his naked body in intimate settings. His body language and the mysterious...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2007 Harmony Award, organized by Reliance Industries, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
  • 2003 Gold Medal, M.A. (Fine, Painting), Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 38 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Abir Karmakar

    Door VII

    Oil on canvas

    84 x 34 in

    Winning bid
    $6,957
    Rs 4,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 10 Details

    Kochi-Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction | Mumbai, Live 31 October 2017

    Abir Karmakar

    Door II

    Oil on canvas

    84 x 32.5 in

    Winning bid
    $8,594
    Rs 5,50,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 120 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art 30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Abir Karmakar

    In The Old...

    Oil on canvas

    73 x 107.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,200
    Rs 81,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

    USD payement only USD payment only. Why?


    Lot 37 Details

    Kochi Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction | Mumbai, Live 7 April 2015

    Abir Karmakar

    Porno Painting...

    Oil on canvas

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    Winning bid
    $1,393
    Rs 85,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    USD payement only Lot 72 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 April 2019

    Abir Karmakar

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    72 x 107 in

    Winning bid
    $828
    Rs 56,304
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 2 of 2 works

    Lot 21 Details

    A New Vanguard. 16 Sep-17 Oct 2009

    Abir Karmakar

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    48 x 72 in




    Lot 22 Details

    A New Vanguard. 16 Sep-17 Oct 2009

    Abir Karmakar

    Wallpaper 3

    Oil on canvas and inkjet print on vinyl

    144.5 x 108 in







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