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Baiju Parthan
Process - (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 7 of 43  

KOCHI MUZIRIS BIENNALE FUNDRAISER AUCTION | MUMBAI, LIVE
7 APRIL 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,70,000
$4,426




ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Process - (Fruit)
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2007
Archival ink on Hahnemuhle Archival Paper
36.5 x 34.5 in (92.7 x 87.6 cm)

Sixth from a limited edition of six

Category: Print Making
Style: Still Life


 









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