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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    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

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    Expedition - I...

    Acrylic on paper

    44.5 x 44 in

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    $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
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    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 74 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi 21 September 2017

    Baiju Parthan

    Archeology-Kerala-1

    Acrylic on canvas

    72 x 72 in

    Winning bid
    $13,333
    Rs 8,40,000
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    Lot 71 Details

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

    Baiju Parthan

    Untitled

    Acrylic, pen and ink on paper

    11.75 x 18 in

    Winning bid
    $443
    Rs 30,120
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    Lot 78 Details

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

    Baiju Parthan

    Code (Interface)

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    Winning bid
    $499
    Rs 33,912
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    Lot 55 Details

    ABSOLUTE TUESDAYS | THE YEAR-END SALE 18-19 December 2018

    Baiju Parthan

    Untitled

    Pen and watercolour on handmade paper

    12.25 x 8.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,455
    Rs 1,01,880
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    Lot 22 Details

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

    Baiju Parthan

    And Therefore

    Watercolour, acrylic and pen on paper

    7 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $443
    Rs 31,920
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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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