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Bikash Bhattacharjee
(1940 - 2006)

Onlooker



Whether I'm realistic, naturalistic or surreal, I do not know. It may be a combination of attitudes and techniques. - BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE

Bikash Bhattacharjee's photorealistic style coupled with a fantastical imagination led to somewhat eerie paintings that project an uneasy calm. Stylistically, Bhattacharjee "... chose to work in an idiom of realism, swimming as it were against the tide of modernism rising steadily in the...



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  Lot 80 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Bikash Bhattacharjee
Onlooker

Signed and dated 'Bikash '73' (lower left)
1973
Oil on paper pasted on board
30 x 41.75 in (76 x 106 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Manasij Majumder, Close to Events: Works of Bikash Bhattacharjee, New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2007, pp. 108-109 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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