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Baiju Parthan
Process (Hawkmoth)


Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...

Based on:
Catalogue by Ranjit Hoskote
Interview by Sylee Gore



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  Lot 19 of 42  

ART RISES FOR KERALA LIVE FUNDRAISER AUCTION
18 JANUARY 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,50,000
$3,623




ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Process (Hawkmoth)
Inscribed, dated twice and signed 'BAIJU PARTHAN- 2007/ Baiju Parthan 2007' (lower right), inscribed 'PROCESS- (Hawkmoth) (lower centre), further inscribed '2/6' (lower left)
2007
3D geometry array print on archival paper
38 x 36 in (96.5 x 91.4 cm)

Second from a limited edtion of six

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting


 









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