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Ayesha Durrani
Collective Energy


Ayesha Durrani did not embark her path as an artist until after she was married. Her artwork explores issues of female bondage and arranged marriages in Pakistani culture. Prevalent images in Durrani’s work include roses and mannequins. The artist believes the like roses, women are passionate and precious, but often end up crushed. Similarly, like headless mannequins, women are expected to be innocent and dumb, without a personality. In this...



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  Lot 118 of 138  

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

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Rs 2,04,816

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ayesha Durrani
Collective Energy
Signed in Urdu and dated '2006' (lower left); inscribed 'Ayesha Durani / "Collective Energy"' (on the reverse)
2006
Gouache on paper
8 x 7.5 in (20.1 x 19.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Canvas Gallery, Pakistan
Private collection, Gujarat

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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