"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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    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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    Lot 30 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 1 March 2022

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink wash on paper

    13.75 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,079
    Rs 79,860
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 September 2021

    Amitava Das

    a) Untitled
    Signed and dated 'Amitava/ ...

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    Winning bid
    $747
    Rs 53,762
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 35 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 3 August 2021

    Amitava Das

    a) Untitled
    Signed and dated...

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    Winning bid
    $442
    Rs 32,280
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 32 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 February 2021

    Amitava Das

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    11.75 x 11.75 in

    Winning bid
    $258
    Rs 18,600
    (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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