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Baiju Parthan
Source Code - Benedict


Often described by his biographer, Ranjit Hoskote, as a ‘techno-shaman’, Baiju Parthan’s cryptic images emerge from the interdigitation of his various dabblings in the fields of engineering, botany, philosophy, mythology, technology, religion and, eventually, the internet. Unsurprisingly, the artist’s rebus-like works, frequently constructed out of two or more panels, reflect the multiple layers, both complementary and conflicting, that frame...



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  Lot 73 of 140  

SPRING AUCTION 2008
12-13 MARCH 2008

Estimate
$131,580 - 157,900
Rs 50,00,040 - 60,00,200


Winning Bid
$144,049
Rs 54,73,862

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Source Code - Benedict
Signed and dated in English (upper center)
2006
Acrylic and oil on canvas
72 x 144 in (182.9 x 365.8 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Source Code, Art Musings, Mumbai, 2006

PUBLISHED:
Baiju Parthan: A User's Manual, Ranjit Hoskote, After Image Publishing, Mumbai, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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