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Baiju Parthan
(1956)

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 23 of 135  

AUCTION SEPTEMBER 2006
6-7 SEPTEMBER 2006

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (on the lid, lower left) and signed in English (inside lid, lower right)
2000
Mixed media on wood
Height : 11.8 in (30 cm)
Width : 14.2 in (36.1 cm)
Depth : 3.5 in (9 cm)

This wood box has been hand painted by the artist on all three sides.The inside of the box has a digital print which has the artists work pasted on it and there is a metal key which has been fixed on the print.

Also illustrated are the three angles of the sculpture.

This wood box has been hand painted by the artist on all three sides.The inside of the box has a digital print which has the artists work pasted on it and there is a metal key which has been fixed on the print.

Also illustrated are the three angles of the sculpture.

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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