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Subodh Gupta
Idol Thief - 2


Gupta's works are littered with references to past and present experiences. Swinging from significant information to seemingly irrelevant motifs, Gupta's constructions weave highly eccentric imaginings with public myths and rituals. Drawing mainly from everyday objects and scenarios, his aesthetic delineates the complex inter-relations of India's urban and rural communities. It shows the effects of consumerism and the modernization of...



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  Lot 29 of 67  

CONTEMPORARY DAY SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

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Rs 1,08,00,000
$177,049

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Subodh Gupta
Idol Thief - 2
Signed in Devnagari and dated in English (verso)
2006
Oil on canvas
77.5 x 143 in (196.8 x 363.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a Private Collection, London

EXHIBITED:
Hungry God: Indian Contemporary Art, Arario Gallery, Beijing; Busan Museum of Modern Art, Korea, 2006-07
PUBLISHED:
Hungry God: Indian Contemporary Art, Arario Gallery, Beijing, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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