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Lot 108
Baiju Parthan
(1956)

Engineered Fruit



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 108 of 145  

AUCTION MAY 2005
10-12 MAY 2005

Estimate



Winning Bid
$3,072
Rs 1,32,110

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Engineered Fruit

2005
Pigment ink on backlit polyester film
48 x 48 in (121.9 x 121.9 cm)

This lot will be shipped in a crate

Category: Sculpture
Style: Still Life


 









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