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Lot 24
Baiju Parthan
(1956)

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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 24 of 135  

AUCTION SEPTEMBER 2006
6-7 SEPTEMBER 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 14,24,511
$31,656

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Terms and Conditions

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2005
Mixed media on paper
29 x 44 in (73.7 x 111.8 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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