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 31 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media and collage on paper

    9 x 19 in

    $13,890-16,670
    Rs 10,00,000-12,00,000

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    Lot 5 Details

    Spring Live Auction | Modern Indian Art 11 March 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Woman

    Mixed media on paper

    11 x 9.75 in

    Winning bid
    $16,667
    Rs 12,00,000
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    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

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    $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

    Winning bid
    $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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    Rs 4,81,800
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    Lot 27 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 February 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    $5,920
    Rs 4,26,240
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    Lot 28 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 9 February 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Head

    Crayon on paper

    10.25 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $5,667
    Rs 4,08,000
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    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 February 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and crayon on graph paper

    10 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $4,363
    Rs 3,14,160
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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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    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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