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Jyothi Basu
Roof Gardens


"If Jyothi Basu’s iconography of redemption moves us deeply, even in this profane age of split-second gratifications and instant cures, it is precisely because he allows for the warm, human tonalities of the sensuous and the ironic, without confining himself to the austerity of transcendence." - Ranjit Hoskote, 2002

VN Jyothi Basu was born in 1960 in Kerala. After receiving a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree from Trivandrun, the artist...



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  Lot 12 of 47  

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

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$37,489
Rs 25,86,720

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jyothi Basu
Roof Gardens
Signed 'Jyothi Basu' (lower left); signed twice 'jyothi Basu' (on the reverse)
2003-2004
Oil on canvas
72 x 84 in (182.6 x 213.4 cm)

EXHIBITED
Anticipations, Mumbai: The Fine Art Resource, 8 - 12 December 2004
Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art, Bern: Kunstmuseum Bern, 21 September 2007 - 6 January 2008

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote, Anticipations, Mumbai: The Fine Art Resource, 2004 (illustrated )

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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