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Gulam Mohammed Sheikh
Speaking Tree


Gulammohammed Sheikh's works on canvas from the 1980s and 90s are a riot of colours; frames within which various characters and strands of narratives run into each other, generating new myths and fables, before continuing on their respective journeys.

Speaking of these monumental canvases, which teem with life and activity, the artist explains his vision and motivations, "It is not narrative alone that engages me. My interest…is in...



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  Lot 18 of 115  

WINTER AUCTION 2008
10-11 DECEMBER 2008

Estimate
$70,000 - 90,000
Rs 33,60,000 - 43,20,000


Winning Bid
$60,375
Rs 28,98,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Gulam Mohammed Sheikh
Speaking Tree
Signed in Gujarati (lower right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1996
Oil on canvas
82.5 x 65 in (209.6 x 165.1 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Chamatkara, Center of International Modern Art (CIMA) at Whiteleys Art Gallery, London, 1996

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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