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Baiju Parthan
Caput Mortum -7


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 9 of 67  

CONTEMPORARY DAY SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,24,000
$10,230

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Caput Mortum -7
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2008
Acrylic and transfers on arches paper
71.5 x 41 in (181.6 x 104.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Phillips de Pury & Co

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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