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Lot 126
Baiju Parthan
After Image


Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...

Based on:
Catalogue by Ranjit Hoskote
Interview by Sylee Gore



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  Lot 126 of 145  

AUCTION 2004 (DECEMBER)
30 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2004

Estimate



Winning Bid
$10,780
Rs 4,85,105

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
After Image
a) Signed and dated in English(lower left)
b) Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2003
Acrylic and oil on canvas
24 x 48 in (61 x 121.9 cm)

(Diptych)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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