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Anandajit Ray
A FEEBLE ATTEMPT TO TRY AND EMULATE A MOMENT OF DESIGNER HAPPINESS : INFATUATION


This large-scale painting by Anandajit Ray presents vignettes which reference sources as diverse as miniature painting and comic strips. Ray effectively uses the freedom offered by the large scale format to encapsulate an array of contemporary scenes. Commenting on the painting, he says, "This work is an assimilation of unrealised ideas: some emergent and some revisited... In the composite, they become instances (at times repeated) rather than...



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  Lot 147 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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$39,456
Rs 26,04,096

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Anandajit Ray
A FEEBLE ATTEMPT TO TRY AND EMULATE A MOMENT OF DESIGNER HAPPINESS : INFATUATION
Signed twice in Bengali, inscribed and dated with artist's stamps ''FEEBLE ATTEMPT TO EMULATE A SLICE OF DESIGNER HAPPINESS: INFATUATION'/ PANEL numbered 1 to 4 on first four from left to right/ 13' (on the reverse - each)
2013
Mixed media and collage on mountboard
60 x 281.25 in (152.4 x 714.6 cm)

This lot consists of five panels

EXHIBITED:
Ode to the Monumental, presented by Saffronart at New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 29 January - 4 February 2014; Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 14-18 March 2014

PUBLISHED:
Ode to the Monumental, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2014, pp. 288-293 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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