"The basic concept of my work is life around me. Throughout my life, I have been an urbanite and have reacted to anything that has happened - either political or cultural. But obviously, my paintings are my thoughts and I think through them. Painting to me has become a kind of a language."

From the gentleness and resignation in his earlier works, Amitava has now moved on to canvases that depict the violence and avarice of modern...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1989 Fellowship from the Federal Republic of Germany for the Advanced Exposure to the Exhbition and Graphic Design
  • 1982,81,80 All India Exhibition Prints, Chandigarh
  • 1982 Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi
  • 1976 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 19 Details

    Words & Lines II Auction 1-2 February 2012

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    9 x 7.5 in



    Lot 74 Details

    Words & Lines II Auction 1-2 February 2012

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    8.5 x 5.5 in



    Lot 143 Details

    Auction December 2005 6-8 December 2005

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    45.5 x 36 in

    Winning bid
    $12,700
    Rs 5,58,798
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)



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    Showing 4 of 16 works

    Lot 50 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 9-10 July 2019

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper pasted on mountboard

    8.75 x 12.25 in

    Winning bid
    $432
    Rs 29,376
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 100 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 9-10 July 2019

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    10.5 x 15.75 in

    Winning bid
    $376
    Rs 25,536
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 78 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 31 Oct-1 Nov 2018

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    48 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $1,370
    Rs 98,640
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 19 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 10-11 July 2018

    Amitava Das

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    Winning bid
    $1,062
    Rs 72,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 2 of 2 works

    Lot 158 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    8 x 5.5 in




    Lot 159 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Amitava Das

    untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    8 x 6 in







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