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Atul Dodiya
Five Drips from Vesuvius


Five Drips from Vesuvius is the first of a seminal series of works Dodiya embarked on in 1998 incorporating text in a conceptual form. It is a tribute to the young Bombay artist Girish Dahiwale who committed suicide that same year. Two columns of medical conditions combined with an image of Dahiwale with his ear against a sculptural form comprised of circles form a memento mori, with the bunches of grapes and drips emblematic of a...



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  Lot 75 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

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Atul Dodiya
Five Drips from Vesuvius
Signed 'Atul' and dated and inscribed 'ATUL DODIYA / "FIVE DRIPS FROM VESUVIUS" / 1998' (on the reverse)
1998
Enamel paint on laminate board
71.75 x 47.5 in (182 x 120.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Ranjit Hoskote, Atul Dodiya: Antler Anthology, Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 2003, p.6 (illustrated)
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Atul Dodiya, Munich: Prestel Verlag; New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2013, p. 96 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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