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Baiju Parthan
Residue of a normal day II (taste of metaphor)


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 128 of 134  

AUCTION 2000 (NOVEMBER)
24 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2000

Estimate



Winning Bid
$1,550
Rs 70,525




ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Residue of a normal day II (taste of metaphor)
Signed in English (lower right)
2000
Acrylic on canvas
47.75 x 36.25 in (121 x 92 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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