: গণেশ পাইন) is a renowned Calcutta born Indian
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.
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)