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Anju Dodiya
In Custody


The self is at the center of Anju Dodiya's works. Though not solipsistic, the majority of her works give the viewer access to private moments, lifted from "the private discourse that goes on within oneself when one is alone". Dodiya initially resisted the lure of self-portraiture: Her early works were extremely abstract, and following her first show ("a fictional autobiography"), she tried to refocus her gaze on railway...



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  Lot 78 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 20,40,000
$30,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Anju Dodiya
In Custody
Inscribed 'ANJU DODIYA 1999' "IN CUSTODY" and signed 'Anju' (on the reverse)
1999
Watercolour on paper
40 x 69.25 in (101.7 x 175.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Important Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Embarkations, Mumbai: Sakshi Art Gallery, 2000

PUBLISHED:
Embarkations, Mumbai: Sakshi Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, 2000

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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