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Baiju Parthan
Passage 3 (Soft Graffiti Series)


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 48 of 80  

ART AND COLLECTIBLES ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 JULY 2016

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Baiju Parthan
Passage 3 (Soft Graffiti Series)
Signed and dated 'Baiju Parthan 2010' (lower left); inscribed, signed and dated again 'PASSAGE-3 (Soft Graffiti Series)/ Baiju Parthan 2010' (on the reverse)
2010
Acrylic on arches paper
22 x 22 in (55.6 x 55.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
MILL JUNCTION: Paintings and Photo Works by Baiju Parthan,New York: Aicon Gallery, 23 March - 24 April 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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