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 94 Details

    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Still Life/...

    Acrylic on canvas

    47.25 x 94.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 8,40,000
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    Lot 22 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Iron Plough Harvest

    Acrylic on canvas

    72 x 72 in

    Lot 146 Details

    Spring Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Antiquities 6-7 April 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Soft Equinox

    Oil, acrylic and gel on canvas

    71.25 x 71.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 7,05,600
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    Lot 109 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    Baiju Parthan


    Acrylic and inkjet on canvas

    47.75 x 71.75 in

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    Absolute Tuesdays 17 October 2023

    Baiju Parthan


    Mixed media on paper

    13 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 24,600
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    Lot 46 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 28 March 2023

    Baiju Parthan


    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    59.75 x 40.25 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 6,00,000
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    Lot 32 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays: Prints 14 February 2023

    Baiju Parthan


    Etching and aquatint on paper

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    Rs 6,600
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    Lot 61 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 April 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Post - Hypnotic...

    Photo installation on transparent sheet...

    67 x 39.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 92,830
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    Lot 16 Details

    The Last Supper. 26 Mar-30 Apr 2021

    Baiju Parthan


    Acrylic on canvas

    48 x 96 in

    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

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    Paths of progression. 21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Baiju Parthan

    Last Supper Qua...

    Oil on canvas

    72 x 72 in

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