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Lot 23
Baiju Parthan
Cannon - Time and History


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  

SPRING AUCTION 2007
7-8 MARCH 2007

Estimate



Winning Bid
$58,075
Rs 24,97,225

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Cannon - Time and History
Signed and dated in English (upper right) and (verso)
1996
Mixed media on canvas
42.5 x 55 in (108 x 139.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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