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Baiju Parthan
Soft Equinox


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 133 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
$11,809
Rs 7,79,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Soft Equinox
Signed and dated 'Baiju Parthan 2009' (lower right); inscribed, dated and signed 'SOFT EQUINOX/ BAIJU PARTHAN - 2008-2009/ BaijuParthan' (on the reverse)
2008-2009
Oil, acrylic and gel on canvas
71.25 x 71.5 in (181.2 x 181.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Gujarat

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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