Pilloo Pochkanawala

A pioneering figure in the field of modern Indian sculpture, Pilloo Pochkhanawala was never formally trained in art. Working in the advertising world, she turned to sculpture only after a commercial assignment took her to Europe in 1951. “Of course, once abroad, I took the opportunity of visiting the major museums. I did take in the vast collections of paintings, but every time I looked at the major works of modern sculptors I felt struck by a...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1979 Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, National Academy of Art, New Delhi
  • 1961 Prize, Maharashtra State Art Exhibition
  • 1959 1st Prize, Mumbai State Art Exhibition
  • 1955 Prize, Maharashtra State Art Exhibition
  • 1954 Silver Medal, Mumbai Art Society
  • 1954 Silver Medal, All India Sculptors' Association
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    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Pilloo Pochkanawala

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    Ceramic and steel

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    Winning bid
    $70,986
    Rs 50,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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