Born in Karnataka, Kulkarni studied at the Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay. He had his first one-man show in 1945, organized by the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society. In 1948 he founded the Triveni Kala Sangam where he served as Director of the Art Department until 1968. In 1955, he was awarded the first of his three national awards and in 1958 he traveled through Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and Brazil and came into contact with the Mayan and...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1986 Parishad Sanman, Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi
  • 1985 Emeritus...
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    Lot 21 Details

    Summer Online Auction 26-27 June 2024

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper pasted on mount board

    16 x 11.75 in

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    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper

    12 x 16.75 in

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    Lot 96 Details

    Spring Online Auction 13-14 March 2024

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper pasted on mount board

    22 x 30 in

    Winning bid
    $6,585
    Rs 5,40,000
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    Lot 26 Details

    Summer Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art 28-29 June 2023

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    38.75 x 24.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,307
    Rs 8,40,000
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    Lot 40 Details

    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    K S Kulkarni

    a) Untitled
    Initialled 'KSK' (lower...

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    Winning bid
    $17,561
    Rs 14,40,000
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    Lot 44 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 17 September 2022

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    32.75 x 46.5 in

    Winning bid
    $12,830
    Rs 10,20,000
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    Lot 16 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 June 2024

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    21.25 x 14.25 in

    Winning bid
    $549
    Rs 45,600
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    Lot 9 Details

    Charity Auction in support of Community Against Drunken Driving 9 April 2024

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled (Tear...

    Acrylic on board

    48 x 43.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,244
    Rs 8,40,000
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    Lot 19 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 6 June 2023

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    21.25 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $585
    Rs 48,000
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    Lot 36 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 23 May 2023

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Acrylic and pen on paper pasted on mount board

    22.5 x 17.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,037
    Rs 84,000
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    Lot 5 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 October 2020-21 January 2021

    K S Kulkarni

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on cloth

    30 x 22 in







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