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Gulam Mohammed Sheikh
(1937)

Alphabet Stories II



Multiple perspectives and histories abound in Gulammohammed Sheikh's work, taking a variety of forms, from small hand-held paper works to large-scale shrines. Sheikh's art frequently quotes from the past, defying polarising labels and reaching for an inclusive plurality.

In 1963 Sheikh, was a founding member of Group 1890 which included J Swaminathan and Himmat Shah. Group 1890 defied the Mumbai art scene by ideologically rejecting...



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  Lot 69 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 62,40,000
$96,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gulam Mohammed Sheikh
Alphabet Stories II

Signed and dated in Gujarati '2002-3' (lower right)
2002-3
Mixed media on paper pasted on board
57.5 x 93.5 in (146 x 237.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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