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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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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
    $9,408
    Rs 7,05,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 109 Details

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

    Baiju Parthan

    Necessary...

    Acrylic and inkjet on canvas

    47.75 x 71.75 in



    Lot 97 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 July 2021

    Baiju Parthan

    Mill Junction -...

    Oil, acrylic and gel on canvas

    48 x 96 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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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
    $1,254
    Rs 92,830
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 7 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 15 March 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on mount board

    14.5 x 10.75 in

    Winning bid
    $542
    Rs 40,140
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 36 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 15 March 2022

    Baiju Parthan

    Post - Hypnotic...

    Photo installation on transparent sheet...

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    Winning bid
    $1,256
    Rs 92,940
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 21 September 2021

    Baiju Parthan

    Untitled

    Acrylic on arches paper pasted on board

    21.75 x 27.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,687
    Rs 1,93,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 28 works

    Lot 16 Details

    The Last Supper. 26 Mar-30 Apr 2021

    Baiju Parthan

    Untitled

    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




    Lot 28 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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