Jogen Chowdhury

(b. 1939) Born in 1939 in erstwhile Bengal, now Bangladesh, Jogen Chowdhury studied at Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata, the Studio Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. His most recent solo exhibitions include ‘Jogen Chowdhury: Formative to Recent’, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, in 2014; ‘Lignes de Meditation’, Gallery Veda, Chennai, in 2012-13; ‘A Calligraphy of Touch and Gaze’ by Kalakriti Art Gallery at ICIA, Mumbai, in 2008; Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, in 2007; the Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, in 2006; and Bose Pacia, New York, in 2002. Chowdhury’s works have been exhibited in several group shows including ‘Ideas of the Sublime’, presented by Vadehra Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, in 2013; ‘Figure / Landscape: Part Two’, Aicon Gallery, London, in 2010-11; ‘Dali’s Elephant’, Aicon Gallery, London, ‘Paper Trails’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, ‘Pretty Ugly’, Bose Pacia, Kolkata, ‘Image and symbol: Painters Perception’, Aakrit Art Gallery, Kolkata, in 2010; ‘Modern Continuous’, Galerie 88, Kolkata, in 2009; ‘Inverting, Inventing, Traditions’, Grosvenor Vadehra, London, in 2007; Drawing Show an Act of Art II’, Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai, in 2006; those by Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, New York, in 2002 and 2001; the ‘Festival of India’ Geneva, in 1989; the II Havana Biennale, in 1986; and the Sao Paulo Biennale, in 1979. He was awarded the Kalidas Samman by the Madhya Pradesh State Government in 2001, the Shiromani Award, Kolkata, in 1997, and the Prix le France de la Jeune Peinture in 1966. The artist lives and works in Shantiniketan, West Bengal.

Past Auctions

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Fish
Winning Bid: $ 7,000
Estimate: US$ 7,000 - 9,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 17 March - 21 March, 2016 )
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Untitled
Winning Bid: $ 15,000
Estimate: US$ 15,000 - 20,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 17 March - 21 March, 2016 )
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Untitled
Winning Bid: $ 30,000
Estimate: US$ 30,000 - 50,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 17 March - 21 March, 2016 )
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Woman (exposing her teeth)
Winning Bid: $ 28,000
Estimate: US$ 30,000 - 50,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 13 October - 17 October, 2016 )
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Flower Vase
Winning Bid: $ 7,500
Estimate: US$ 8,000 - 12,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 13 October - 17 October, 2016 )
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Untitled
Winning Bid: $ 15,000
Estimate: US $ 15,000 - 25,000
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 13 October - 17 October, 2016 )
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Untitled
Winning Bid: $ 2,400
Estimate: US$ 2,500 - 3,500
Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art ( 13 October - 17 October, 2016 )
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Untitled
Bought-In
Estimate: US$ 8,000 - 12,000
South Asian Art ( 23 March - 27 March, 2017 )
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Untitled
Bought-In
Estimate: US$ 10,000 - 15,000
South Asian Art ( 23 March - 27 March, 2017 )
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Couple
Winning Bid: $ 50,000
Estimate: US$ 50,000 - 70,000
South Asian Art ( 23 March - 27 March, 2017 )