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Subodh Gupta
This Side is the Other Side


"The objects I pick already have their own significance. I put them together to create new meanings." - SUBODH GUPTA

Much of Subodh Gupta's oeuvre is defined by the transformation of familiar objects of daily use into metaphorical symbols that allude to journeys and migration. In the present lot, a cast bronze Bajaj Priya scooter with chrome-plated milk cans hanging off it, offers multiple statements about almost all aspects of...



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  Lot 23 of 47  

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

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Winning Bid
$257,916
Rs 1,77,96,204

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Subodh Gupta
This Side is the Other Side
2002-2005
Bronze

Height: 39.25 in (99.8 cm)
Width: 70.75 in (179.5 cm)
Depth: 42.25 in (107 cm)

Second from a limited edition of three

EXHIBITED
This Side is the Other Side, Geneva: Art and Public - Cabinet PH, 2003
The Tree from the Seed: Contemporary Art From India, Oslo: Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, 28 February - 27 April 2003
Subodh Gupta, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 17 January - 16 March 2014
Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine, Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 13 May - 23 October 2016 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Amrita Jhaveri and Priya Jhaveri (ed.), A Guide to 101 Modern and Contemporary Indian Artists, Mumbai: India Book House, 2005, p. 114 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Francesco Bonami, Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Tricia Van Eck eds., Universal Experience: Art, Life, And The Tourist's Eye, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 2005, p. 149 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Still Life


 









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