Gieve Patel was born in Mumbai in 1940. He is a man of many shades - a practicing general physician, a self-taught artist, a poet and a playwright - all at the same time. His first show was held in Mumbai in 1966. Thereafter, he has held several shows in India as well as abroad. He was a participant at the India : Myth and Reality, Oxford, 1982 and the Menton Biennale, France, 1976. Patel has also been a exhibitor for Indian Art from the Herwitz...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2003 C. R. Parekh Writer in Residence, Nirman Foundation Grant, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1992 Rockefeller Fellowship, University of Chicago
  • 1984 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, The Wilson Center, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
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    Lot 35 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Gieve Patel



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    Lot 25 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    Gieve Patel


    Bronze and wood

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    Winning bid
    Rs 5,14,800
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    Lot 74 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 8 September 2016

    Gieve Patel

    Shipbuilding in...

    Acrylic on canvas

    69.75 x 120.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 42,00,000
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    Lot 100 Details

    Summer Online Auction 8-9 June 2016

    Gieve Patel

    The Letter Home

    Acrylic on canvas

    59.5 x 71.5 in

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    Lot 51 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art 19-20 January 2016

    Gieve Patel


    Oil on canvas

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    Winning bid
    Rs 1,43,194
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    Lot 12 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 May 2015

    Gieve Patel


    Watercolour on paper pasted on board

    30 x 22.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 78,000
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    Lot 42 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art 30-31 March 2015

    Gieve Patel

    Brimming Well,...

    Acrylic on canvas

    58 x 58 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 9,33,720
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