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"I don`t see myself just as an artist, but as an activist, who is trying to draw attention to the dying arts. The Supreme Courts judgment three years ago, allowing the commercial use of forest resources has left lakhs unemployed in Assam. "The clay and straw goddesses of 6 to 9 feet have been replaced by images of permanent material like stone and concrete of 13 to 16 ft. in height. A layer of poisonous gases emitted by the oil...



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  Lot 78 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,56,000
$7,238

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ashim Purkayastha
Untitled
Signed and dated 'AsHim 06' (on the reverse)
2006
Acrylic on canvas
90 x 66 in (228.6 x 167.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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