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Lot 20
Baiju Parthan
Untitled


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 20 of 125  

SPRING AUCTION 2006
15-16 MARCH 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$13,514
Rs 5,81,076

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (lower center)
1992
Mixed media on canvas
20.5 x 12 in (52.1 x 30.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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