P Purkayastha


Despite his original intention to join the army like his father, Prabir Purkayastha, born in 1952 in Central India, graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Delhi and moved to Thailand in 1973 to work as an editor for a leading business publication. Upon his return to India in 1980, he worked for 20 years with multiple distinguished advertising agencies in the country.

As his interest in documentary...
Read More
Honours and Awards
  • 2009 Selected as one of Fuji Film India’s Super Six Photographers
  • 2006 ‘Book of the Month’ honour from Better Photography, UK for his book Ladakh
  • 2006 B/W Photography Magazine Spotlight Award for his book Ladakh
  • 2006 Gold Medal from the All India Federation of Master Printers for his book Ladakh
  • 2006 Silver Medal from SAAPI , Jakarta for his book Ladakh
  • 2002 Habitat Award for the best Photography Exhibition
  • Read More
    To be notified when P Purkayastha works come up for sale on Saffronart:
    Thank you. You have been subscribed.
    X
    PAST AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 16 works

    Lot 35 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction 7-8 August 2013

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Zendo 25

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    24.5 x 36 in

    Winning bid
    $422
    Rs 24,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 81 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction 7-8 August 2013

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Zendo 1

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    19.5 x 29.5 in

    Winning bid
    $780
    Rs 45,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 10 Details

    Absolute Auction of Indian Art & Collectibles 15-16 May 2013

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    a) Zendo 19 b)...

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    View Dimensions

    Winning bid
    $600
    Rs 31,201
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 39 Details

    Absolute Auction of Indian Art & Collectibles 15-16 May 2013

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    a) Zendo 1 b)...

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    View Dimensions

    Winning bid
    $420
    Rs 21,841
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    See all works in past auctions


    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 6 works

    Lot 12 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art 20-21 August 2014

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Zendo 8

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    52 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $300
    Rs 17,700
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 44 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art 20-21 August 2014

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Zendo 4

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    24.5 x 36 in

    Winning bid
    $240
    Rs 14,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 45 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art 20-21 August 2014

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Ladakh 36

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    21 x 30.5 in

    Winning bid
    $480
    Rs 28,320
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 75 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art 20-21 August 2014

    Prabir C. Purkayastha

    Zendo 7

    Digital print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    20.5 x 29.5 in

    Winning bid
    $361
    Rs 21,300
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    See all works in past StoryLTD auctions





    Need help? For more information on Indian Art, please see our Art Guide. For help with buying through Saffronart please click here. If you have any other questions, please contact us.