Ranbir Kaleka


Ranbir Singh Kaleka was born in Patiala, Punjab, in 1953. He studied painting at the College of Art, Punjab University in Chandigarh, and subsequently took on a teaching assignment at the Punjabi University and College of Art in New Delhi. He later obtained his Master's degree in painting from the Royal College of Art in London.

Kaleka’s paintings, both on paper and canvas, in oils as well as mixed media, are almost surrealist...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2004-05 Residency at Villa Montalvo, California
  • 2000-1999 Artistic consultant, Basic Needs Pavilion, Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany
  • 1985-87 Charles Wallace Scholarship for M.A. Painting, Royal College of Art, London
  • 1986 Sanskrit Award, New Delhi
  • 1979 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 8 Details

    Kochi Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction 7 April 2015

    Ranbir Kaleka

    The Great...

    Hand painted over digital print on canvas

    30 x 24 in

    Winning bid
    $5,738
    Rs 3,50,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 38 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction 12-13 November 2013

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Auto Portrait

    Digital print on Hahnemuhle photo rag bright white paper

    16 x 20 in

    Winning bid
    $180
    Rs 10,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 8 Details

    Autumn Art Auction 24-25 September 2013

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Ochre Dust in a...

    Acrylic and oil on canvas

    102 x 54 in


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    USD payement only Lot 9 Details

    Autumn Art Auction 24-25 September 2013

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Crossings 2

    Video installation

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    Winning bid
    $180,000
    Rs 1,09,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 53 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Untitled

    Digital inkjet print on paper

    19.5 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $360
    Rs 21,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 26 Details

    Absolute Auction of Contemporary Indian Art

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Cobbler

    Digital print on metallic paper

    48 x 42 in

    Winning bid
    $3,962
    Rs 2,37,720
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 10 Details

    Jammu and Kashmir Bid to Build

    Ranbir Kaleka

    The Great...

    Digital print on canvas

    29.5 x 24.5 in



    Lot 71 Details

    Absolute Art Auction

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Cobbler

    Digital print and painting on canvas

    23.5 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $4,857
    Rs 2,86,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)



    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 7 works

    Lot 10 Details

    Ode to the Monumental. 14-18 March 2014

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Not From Here

    Four Channel HD Video Projection on...

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    Lot 1 Details

    Ranbir Kaleka. 16 December 2011-9 January 2012

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Eighteen...

    Oil and acrylic on canvas with video projection and music

    32 x 57 in




    Lot 2 Details

    Ranbir Kaleka. 16 December 2011-9 January 2012

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Chimeric Enrapture

    Oil and acrylic on canvas with video projection and sound

    32 x 57 in




    Lot 3 Details

    Ranbir Kaleka. 16 December 2011-9 January 2012

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Conference of...

    Digital print and painting on canvas

    24 x 60 in




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