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Nataraj Sharma
Freedom Bus (Or a View from the 6th Standard)



Born in 1958 in Mysore, Nataraj Sharma grew up in Egypt, England and Zambia. He studied Applied Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, graduating in 1982.

Strongly influenced by socio-political happenings across the world and his own migrations, his art Sharma’s reflects a multiplicity of influences, not just in its content but also in its form. Sharma has dabbled with equal ease and success...



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  Lot 137 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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Winning Bid
$27,273
Rs 18,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Nataraj Sharma
Freedom Bus (Or a View from the 6th Standard)
2001-04
Iron, wood, electrical motor, ink jet prints, rubber tyres, electroplating, oil and enamel paint on paper
Height: 66 in (167.5 cm)
Width: 29.5 in (75 cm)
Depth: 105.75 in (268.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Lady, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India, Perth: Art Gallery of Western Australia, 25 September - 16 January 2005; New York: Asia Society Museum and Queens Museum of Art, 1 March - 5 June 2005; Mexico: Tamayo Museum, 18 August - 20 November 2005; Monterrey: Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO), 26 January - 30 April 2006; New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 14 November - 8 December 2006; Mumbai: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 8 January - 7 February 2007

PUBLISHED:
Chaitanya Sambrani ed., Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India, London: Philip Wilson Pub Ltd, 2005, p. 27 and pp.112-113 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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