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Shibu Natesan
Soul Searchers


Shibu Natesan's large scale paintings juxtapose images taken from the media with the journalistic realism of photography. Natesan's often ironic tone is informed by his personal experiences, such as witnessing the 1980s anti-establishment upheaval in his native Kerala, and the loneliness resulting from migration. His work draws from a wide range of literary, cinematic and art historical references, as seen in the present lot, which is rendered...



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  Lot 29 of 47  

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

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$20,930
Rs 14,44,200

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Shibu Natesan
Soul Searchers
Signed in Malayalam, dated '2004' and inscribed and dated again 'SHIBU NATESAN/ LONDON - APRIL - 2004./ "SOUL SEARCHERS"' (on the reverse)
2004
Oil on linen
70.75 x 95.75 in (179.4 x 243.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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