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Lot 105
Baiju Parthan
(1956)

Amplified Heart Tour Guide



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 105 of 145  

AUCTION MAY 2005
10-12 MAY 2005

Estimate



Winning Bid
$17,050
Rs 7,33,150

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Amplified Heart Tour Guide

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2004
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 72 in (121.9 x 182.9 cm)

(Diptych) This lot will be shipped in two separate panels (unframed and stretched) in one package.

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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