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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


Akbar Padamsee, a deeply intellectual artist, has addressed his concerns with the metaphysical definitions of form and space through his paintings, drawings, photography, film?making and sculpture. In the 1950s, he made masks in beaten metal, and in 1984?85 he worked on a group of free standing bronze masks and heads, which were cast in a foundry in Mumbai. This experiment seems to have lasted for only a brief period of time, and he made...



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  Lot 53 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Inscribed 'PADAMSEE AP/ II/ 1/5' (upper right)
1984-1985
Bronze
Height: 9.25 in (23.2 cm)
Width: 6.5 in (16.3 cm)
Depth: 3.75 in (9.6 cm)

This is an artist's proof, first from a limited edition of five

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Sculpture, Mumbai: Saffronart, 25 January - 15 February 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications in association with Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p. 167 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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