On first glance, Bal Chhabda's works seem abstract, but closer observation reveals that the artist actually distorted known shapes and forms to create intriguing visuals. Although the forms in his paintings have barely discernible boundaries, they are lithe and lyrical. At the same time, they are positions and plays of colour, which create both intimate and expansive spaces.

Born in Punjab (as part of undivided India) in 1923, the...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1990 Gaurav Puraskar, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai
  • 1972 Fellowship to Survey Contemporary Art, John D Rockefeller III, USA
  • 1971|Rockfeller Fellowship, U.S.A.
  • 1961 Tokyo Governors Award, Tokyo Biennale Exhibition of Art, Tokyo
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    Lot 36 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction 25-26 April 2017

    Bal Chhabda

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    30 x 38 in

    Winning bid
    $2,298
    Rs 1,47,072
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Absolute Art Auction 14-15 April 2014

    Bal Chhabda

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    29 x 54 in

    Winning bid
    $4,594
    Rs 2,71,020
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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