Prabhakar Barwe

A symbolist abstractionist, Barwe was born in Nagoan, Maharashtra in 1936. Born into a family closely associated with the arts, his granduncle, V. P. Karmarkar was a well-known sculptor and his father was an artist working in Bombay`s film studios.

He graduated from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai in 1959. It was during his stay in Varanasi, the holy city of India from 1961 to 1965 that he came into contact with the canon of...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1983-85 Residency Fellowship Grant at Yaddo
  • 1976 National Award, Lalit Kala Award, New Delhi
  • 1971 Maharashtra State Award
  • 1969 Yomiuri Shimbun Award, Tokyo
  • 1968 Award, Annual Exhibition, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1964 Award, Annual Exhibition, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1963 Award, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
  • 1961-65 Yomiuri Shimbun Award, Tokyo
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    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Prabhakar Barwe

    Untitled (The...

    Tempera on paper

    8.7 x 11.4 in

    Winning bid
    $4,020
    Rs 2,73,360
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    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Prabhakar Barwe

    The Easel

    Enamel on canvas

    35.5 x 41.5 in

    Winning bid
    $26,100
    Rs 17,74,800
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    Lot 62 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    08-09 June 2016

    Prabhakar Barwe

    Showcase Objects

    Mixed media on paper

    12.9 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,091
    Rs 6,00,000
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    Lot 63 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    08-09 June 2016

    Prabhakar Barwe

    Mythical Reality

    Acrylic and enamel on canvas

    49.5 x 59.6 in

    Winning bid
    $63,636
    Rs 42,00,000
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    Lot 20 Details

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    Prabhakar Barwe

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    Winning bid
    $1,092
    Rs 69,888
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    Lot 114 Details

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    Prabhakar Barwe

    Break Down of...

    Watercolour on paper

    13.9 x 9.9 in

    Winning bid
    $1,572
    Rs 1,00,608
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    Lot 14 Details

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    Prabhakar Barwe

    Untitled

    Pencil, pen and ink on paper

    15 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $1,440
    Rs 96,480
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    Lot 37 Details

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    Prabhakar Barwe

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    10.6 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,082
    Rs 71,400
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    Lot 41 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prabhakar Barwe

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    22 x 11 in






    Lot 42 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prabhakar Barwe

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 19 in









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