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Lot 34
Nataraj Sharma
Nicotine (Kali Cock)



Born in 1958 in Mysore, Nataraj Sharma grew up in Egypt, England and Zambia. He studied Applied Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, graduating in 1982.

Strongly influenced by socio-political happenings across the world and his own migrations, his art Sharma’s reflects a multiplicity of influences, not just in its content but also in its form. Sharma has dabbled with equal ease and success...



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  Lot 34 of 125  

SPRING AUCTION 2006
15-16 MARCH 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$12,157
Rs 5,22,774

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nataraj Sharma
Nicotine (Kali Cock)
Signed and dated in English (verso, door)
2004
Mixed media on wood
73 x 32 in (185.4 x 81.3 cm)

This lot is in two parts
The upper part appears as the inside of a matchbox with the matchsticks visible and is detachable from the lower part. It measures 15 x 30.5 x 13.5 in (151 x 85 x 39 cm)
The lower part is in the form of a cupboard which can be opened, comes with a key and has drawers and cabinets. The cupboard also has wheels and measures 59.5 x 33.5 x 15.5 in (38 x 77 x 34 cm)

Illustrated are the various angles of the work
This lot will be shipped in a crate

This lot is in two parts
The upper part appears as the inside of a matchbox with the matchsticks visible and is detachable from the lower part. It measures 15 x 30.5 x 13.5 in (151 x 85 x 39 cm)
The lower part is in the form of a cupboard which can be opened, comes with a key and has drawers and cabinets. The cupboard also has wheels and measures 59.5 x 33.5 x 15.5 in (38 x 77 x 34 cm)

Published : Viart, Vision in Art gallery's group exhibition catalogue, exhibition held at the Lali

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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