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Sankho Chaudhuri
Untitled


“It is the playfulness while exploring the possibilities of one given medium that fascinates me. But enjoyment or reactions to a given medium or style can never be static, or else it would soon turn the artist into a fossil.”

Born in 1916 in Bihar, Chaudhuri is considered one of the stalwarts of Modern Indian sculpture, whose work is significant in the evolution of Indian sculpture away from the academic style based on mid-Victorian...



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  Lot 77 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 13,20,000
$20,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sankho Chaudhuri
Untitled
Aluminium sheet with black paint and iron on wooden pedestal
Height: 39.25 in (100 cm)
Width: 21.25 in (54 cm)
Depth: 16.25 in (41 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Vadodara
Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 11 August - 30 September 2014; Mumbai: Delhi Art Gallery, 7 December 2014 - 5 February 2015

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2014, p. 113 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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