Baiju Parthan

Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2001 Artist in Residency, Gallery Seven Degrees, Laguna, California
  • 2000 Nominee for Artist of the Year, Sotheby’s, London
  • 1981 Goa Lalit Kala Academy for Award for Artist of the Year, Goa
  • 1978 – 81 Lalit Kala Akademi Merit Prize
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    Lot 20 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 11 August 2020

    Baiju Parthan

    Squaring the...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    12 x 9.25 in

    $815-1,085
    Rs 60,000-80,000


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    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Baiju Parthan

    Mystery and...

    Acrylic and inkjet on canvas

    47.5 x 35 in


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    Spring Online Auction 27-28 March 2019

    Baiju Parthan

    Expedition - I...

    Acrylic on paper

    44.5 x 44 in

    Winning bid
    $6,000
    Rs 4,08,000
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    Lot 19 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Baiju Parthan

    Process (Hawkmoth)

    3D geometry array print on archival paper

    38 x 36 in

    Winning bid
    $3,623
    Rs 2,50,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 133 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Baiju Parthan

    Soft Equinox

    Oil, acrylic and gel on canvas

    71.25 x 71.5 in

    Winning bid
    $11,809
    Rs 7,79,400
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    Lot 24 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 August 2020

    Baiju Parthan

    Self

    Pen and ink on paper

    8.25 x 6.25 in

    Winning bid
    $431
    Rs 31,860
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Friday Five 12 June 2020

    Baiju Parthan

    Soft Equinox

    Oil, acrylic and gel on canvas

    71.25 x 71.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,842
    Rs 5,06,293
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 21 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Baiju Parthan

    Engineered Fruit

    49.25 x 49.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,143
    Rs 84,600
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    Lot 18 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 26 May 2020

    Baiju Parthan

    Access Virus...

    Pigment ink on backlit

    35 x 35 in

    Winning bid
    $1,584
    Rs 1,17,252
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 11 Details

    Ode to the Monumental. 14-18 March 2014

    Baiju Parthan

    Gargoyle River

    Acrylic on canvas

    48 x 288 in




    Lot 29 Details

    ARTiculate 2011 An Exhibition of Contemporary... 4 Oct-30 Nov 2011

    Baiju Parthan

    Platform No.8

    Archival print on Hahnemuhle photo rag bright white paper

    26 x 56 in




    Lot 28 Details

    Paths of progression. 21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Baiju Parthan

    Last Supper Qua...

    Oil on canvas

    72 x 72 in




    Lot 29 Details

    Paths of progression. 21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Baiju Parthan

    Last Supper Qua...

    Oil on canvas

    72 x 72 in




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