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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    USD payement only Lot 52 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Bird

    Mixed media on paper

    6.75 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $9,000
    Rs 6,57,000
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    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    21.25 x 19.25 in

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    $23,400
    Rs 17,08,204
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    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

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    Winning bid
    $6,600
    Rs 4,81,800
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    Winter Live Auction: Modern Indian Art 8 December 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pastel on paper

    12.5 x 12.5 in

    Winning bid
    $21,370
    Rs 15,60,000
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    Lot 32 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 January 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on graph paper

    9.75 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $1,770
    Rs 1,27,440
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    Absolute Tuesday 17 November 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and pastel on paper

    5.5 x 5.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,021
    Rs 1,46,556
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    Lot 23 Details

    Absolute Tuesday 17 November 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen, ink and pastel on paper

    9.5 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $1,644
    Rs 1,19,180
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    Lot 24 Details

    Absolute Tuesday 17 November 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on graph paper

    10 x 7.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,284
    Rs 93,075
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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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