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Nataraj Sharma
Hierachical Arselickers


Nataraj Sharma plays with narrative and allegory in this 2004 painting composed of human figures set up on a stage scaffolding only to converge into each other. The hierarchy referred to in the title is echoed by the landings on which the male and female figures are placed, as well as in the circular images above them, which zoom in sequentially from a view of the universe to a map of India and ultimately to the fine art campus of the M S...



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  Lot 7 of 47  

CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART: A SELECTION FROM THE AMAYA COLLECTION
4-5 DECEMBER 2018

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$43,478
Rs 30,00,000

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Nataraj Sharma
Hierachical Arselickers
Inscribed, signed and dated '''HIERACHICAL ARSELICKERS"[sic]/ Nataraj/ BARODA OCT 5 03/ 2004' (on the reverse of both panels)
2003-2004
Oil on canvas
72.25 x 119.75 in (183.3 x 304.4 cm)

(Diptych)

EXHIBITED
Vapi Horse and Other Stories, New Delhi: Nature Morte, 2 - 23 October 2004
Nataraj Sharma, New York: Bose Pacia, 20 January - 19 February 2005

PUBLISHED
Deeksha Nath, ART India, Volume X, Issue 1, Quarter 1, Mumbai: Art India Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., 2005, p. 15 (illustrated)
Gayatri Sinha ed., Voices of Change: 20 Indian Artists, Mumbai: The Marg Foundation, 2010, p. 107 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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