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 80 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    Ranbir Kaleka

    The String...

    Archival ink and oil on canvas

    28 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $2,542
    Rs 1,83,040
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    Kochi Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction | Mumbai, Live 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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    Lot 23 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 20 July 2021

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Afternoon Tea...

    Archival inks and oil on canvas

    23.5 x 48.25 in

    Winning bid
    $8,005
    Rs 5,84,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 55 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 January 2021

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Dance of the...

    Archival ink and oil on canvas

    16 x 47.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,041
    Rs 2,18,916
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 28 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 22 December 2020

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Fjords in the...

    Archival ink and oil on canvas

    27.75 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $3,038
    Rs 2,20,275
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 7 Details

    FIAE Fundraiser Auction 10 November 2020

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Untitled

    Digital print on canvas

    10.5 x 17 in

    Winning bid
    $1,050
    Rs 76,125
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 25 Details

    The Last Supper. 26 Mar-30 Apr 2021

    Ranbir Kaleka

    Ravi Verma in...

    Oil and digital print on canvas

    60 x 55 in




    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




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