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Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
(1981)

Anthropoid Man and Butterfly



Born in Varanasi in 1981, the young artist Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
unapologetically unmasks the men and women he draws in his large-format works to reveal the grotesque, robotic creatures he believes they really are. Skeletal forms in colorful shirts and dresses populate his multi-piece works on paper, some plugged into an electrical outlet, others held down with barbed wire and nuts and bolts.

These anthropomorphic beings...



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  Lot 45 of 140  

SPRING AUCTION 2008
12-13 MARCH 2008

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Winning Bid
$15,011
Rs 5,70,416

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
Anthropoid Man and Butterfly

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2007
Pencil and crayon on archival paper
59 x 66 in (149.9 x 167.6 cm)

This work comprises of six parts with each part measuring 29.5 x 22 inches

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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