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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


"... I had an exhibition...titled mirror images. The diptychs were of equal size and images were either reversed or repeated in the adjacent canvas. Form and colour underwent change, as they passed from one canvas to the other, as if waking from sleep - two worlds, both the similar and dissimilar at the same time."
- Akbar Padamsee

"Luminous metascapes," such as the present lot are one of Akbar Padamsee's signature...



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  Lot 54 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
$617,647
Rs 4,20,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 94' (upper left)
1994
Oil on canvas
42 x 85.5 in (106.6 x 217.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Akbar Padamsee: Mirror - Images, Mumbai: Pundole Art Gallery, 1994

PUBLISHED
Meher Pestonji ed., Akbar Padamsee: Mirror - Images, Mumbai: Pundole Art Gallery, 1994 (illustrated, unpaginated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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