Krishnaraj Chonat


Much of Krishnaraj Chonat’s work is a direct statement on the urban way of life. Chonat has worked with varied media – from acrylic on paper, to installations, to public art on the street. Through all of these however, the artist makes a conscious choice in his medium and his message. A strong sense of disillusionment is seen in much of his work, even though it may sometimes appear celebratory. The artist’s pearl encrusted chandeliers and...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2007 'New Installations by Artists from India', residency at The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
  • 2006 Winter Artist in Residence programme, AFFA, Paris
  • 2003 Artist in Residence programme, EGIDE and Indo-French Academy for the Arts, Paris
  • 1994-96 Scholarship from Karnataka Lalitkala Academy, Bangalore
  • 1994 Ramkumar Kejriwal Scholarship, Bangalore
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    Lot 53 Details

    ALIVE Contemporary Day Sale | Mumbai, Live 15 February 2014

    Krishnaraj Chonat

    Untitled

    Fiberglass, fake pearls and silicon

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    Winning bid
    $5,508
    Rs 3,36,000
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    Lot 28 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 9-10 July 2019

    Krishnaraj Chonat

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper

    28 x 20.5 in

    Winning bid
    $230
    Rs 15,672
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 40 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Contemporary Art 20-21 October 2015

    Krishnaraj Chonat

    Untitled

    Mixed media

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    Winning bid
    $766
    Rs 49,800
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    Lot 28 Details

    Absolute Auction of Contemporary Indian Art 4-5 November 2014

    Krishnaraj Chonat

    Untitled

    Archival inkjet on acid free paper

    29.5 x 43 in

    Winning bid
    $890
    Rs 53,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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