Aditya Basak has a fascination for fantasies that fringe on the real world. He strives to give form to the harsh realities of life and the strange thoughts that lurk in the corners of the subconscious, and both give his paintings a disturbing, haunting quality.

Basak's journey as an artist began with his graduation in 1977 from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. His paintings probe the psyche of man, plumbing the...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1986 National Award, For Painting
  • 1986 State Government Award, Kolkata
  • 1986 Senior Fellowship in the field of Visual Art, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
  • 1984 Member, Society of Contemporary Artists
  • 1975-77 Scholarship, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata
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    Lot 150 Details

    Auction 2002 (December) 1-4 December 2002

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Mixed media on board

    36 x 32 in



    Lot 175 Details

    Auction 2002 (May) 13-16 May 2002

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    35.5 x 28 in




    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 58 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 11-12 March 2020

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    34.5 x 34.5 in

    Winning bid
    $781
    Rs 56,610
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 43 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    20 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $401
    Rs 28,056
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 95 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    59.75 x 47.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,872
    Rs 1,31,040
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 52 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    59.25 x 37.75 in

    Winning bid
    $3,299
    Rs 2,27,640
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 43 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Aditya Basak

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    12.5 x 12 in




    Lot 44 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Aditya Basak

    The Internal Eye

    Mixed media on paper

    30 x 26.75 in







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