Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne (bengali: গণেশ পাইন) is a renowned Calcutta born Indian painter.

Biographical

Pyne was born in Calcutta in 1937. He was a student at the Government College of Arts & Craft, Calcutta between 1955 and 1959. Surprisingly he held his first solo exhibition as late as 1988 at The Village Gallery, New Delhi.

Artistic Approach

Pyne started as a watercolourist in the Bengal School mode.

Exhibitions and Shows

  • ‘World Youth Festival’, Prague-1968
  • Indian International Triennial, New Delhi-1968 & 71
  • Paris Biennial, Paris-1970
  • Exhibition in aid of Menuhin School of Music, Royal Academy of Arts, London-1970
  • International Festival of Art, Cagnes-sur-Mer-1975
  • ‘Modern Indian Painting’, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington DC-1982
  • ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, Festival of India, Royal Academy of Arts, London-1982
  • ‘Indische Kunst Heute’, Darmdstadt, Germany-1982 & 86
  • ‘Trends and Images’, CIMA Gallery, Calcutta-1993
  • ‘Chamatkar - Myth and Magic in Indian Art’, curated by CIMA Gallery, Whiteleys Art Gallery, London-1996
  • ‘Tryst with Destiny - Art from Modern India’, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore-1997
  • ‘Image beyond Image’ traveling exhibition of Indian paintings from the Glenbarra Art Museum, Himeji, Japan to New Delhi, Calcutta, Bangalore and Bombay-1997.

Books on Pyne

  • Thirst of a Minstrel: The Life and Times of Ganesh Pyne by Shiladitya Sarkar. Publisher: Rupa & Co. (November 2004)
  • Enchanted Space: The Private World of Ganesh Pyne by Sovon Som. Publisher: CIMA (2006)
  • Ganesh Pyne, his life and times by Ella Datta. Publisher: Centre for International Modern Art (1998)

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