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Rashid Rana
(1968)

Ommatia III (Sharukh Khan)



In the present lot, Rashid Rana has created a photographic montage portraying Shah Rukh Khan, one of the most recognised and admired stars of popular Indian cinema, or Bollywood. Like the other Bollywood actors that the artist has depicted in this series of works from 2004, Khan is idolized throughout South and West Asia as the paragon of masculinity and sexuality. Their posters are found in homes and shops all over cities like Rana’s native...



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  Lot 16 of 140  

SPRING AUCTION 2008
12-13 MARCH 2008

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 18,13,550
$47,725

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Rashid Rana
Ommatia III (Sharukh Khan)

Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
2004
Digital C print
32.5 x 29.5 in (82.6 x 74.9 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Rashid Rana - Identical Views, Bose Pacia, New York, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, and Nature Morte, New Delhi, 2004-05
EXHIBITED:
The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, 2006-07
Desi Pop, Green Cardamom at Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille, 2006-07

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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