Lot 80
Anandajit Ray

Comfort Zone

Born in Kolkata in 1965, Anandajit Ray completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at M. S. University, Baroda, in 1989 and 1991 respectively.

Ray works in controlled formats which recall genres as diverse as the miniature and the comic strip. This creates a hybrid which is laborious in rendering but irreverent in content, drawing as it does on areas of adolescence which create avenues...

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  Lot 80 of 135  

6-7 SEPTEMBER 2006


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Rs 5,14,256

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Anandajit Ray
Comfort Zone

Initialled in Bengali and inscribed and dated in English (base of armor)
Bronze, iron, foam, satin, plastic tube and plywood
Total height of the work: 51 in (129.5 cm)
diameter 20.5 in (52 cm)
Base: 38.5 in (98 cm) Armor: 12 in (30.5 cm)

This is one from an edition of nine works, however for each edition the fabric of the bricks is in a different color

This work comprises of the following:
a) An armor made of bronze which rests on the iron rod not touching the base, giving it an appearance of being suspended in mid air.
b) A base made of an inner pvc tube covered with brick shaped pieces made of foam which has been finished with satin. The top of the base is made with a plywood covered with foam which has been finished with satin.
c) An iron rod which is a central support and is placed vertically through the work

Category: Sculpture
Style: Still Life


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