Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Raja Ravi Varma Award from the Kerala Government
  • 2009 D.Litt...
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    Lot 12 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Graphite, pen and ink on graph paper

    9 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $4,668
    Rs 3,54,768
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    Lot 9 Details

    One Bid Auction 12 May 2022

    Ganesh Pyne

    a) Untitled (Man)
    Pen and ink...

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    Lot 125 Details

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

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pastel on board

    10.25 x 8.75 in

    Winning bid
    $15,200
    Rs 11,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 126 Details

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

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    4.25 x 3.25 in

    Winning bid
    $2,768
    Rs 2,07,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 24 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 April 2022

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    6.5 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,350
    Rs 3,21,900
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 23 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 8 February 2022

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on graph paper

    8.25 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,482
    Rs 1,08,150
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 22 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 11 January 2022

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    6.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,428
    Rs 2,53,680
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 52 Details

    YEAR END SALE 21 December 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on graph paper

    10.75 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $3,180
    Rs 2,32,140
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 8 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    9.5 x 8.5 in




    Lot 9 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    10 x 8.5 in




    Lot 10 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    10 x 8 in




    Lot 1 Details

    From the Shadows - Ganesh Pyne | Akar Prakar. 2 Aug-10 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    5.25 x 3.25 in




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