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Rashid Rana

Ommatidia I

The present lot is part of Rana's Ommatidia series, named for the term which defines the bio-structural components that hold together the multiple lenses that form the compound eye of a housefly. As suggested by the title, the works in this series are "pixelated" reproductions of popular poster images of Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan (the subject in the present lot). The photographic montage of the actor -...

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  Lot 89 of 106  

9-10 DECEMBER 2019


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Rashid Rana
Ommatidia I

C print and DIASEC
33.25 x 29.75 in (84.4 x 75.5 cm)

From a limited edition of twenty

Rashid Rana Identical Views, New Delhi: Nature Morte, 10 - 31 July 2004; Mumbai: Chatterjee & Lal, 12 - 26 February and New York: Bose Pacia, 19 July - 20 August 2005 (another from the edition)
Subodh Gupta, Rashid Rana and L.N. Tallur, New York: Bose Pacia, 2005 (another from the edition)
Desi Pop, Lille: Green Cardamom at Maison Folie Wazemmes, 2006-07 (another from the edition)
The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, 2006-07 (another from the edition)
Face East: Contemporary Asian Portraiture, London: Wedel Fine Art, 2008 (another from the edition)
The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, London: Saatchi Gallery, 29 January - 8 May 2010

Rashid Rana Identical Views, New York: Bose Pacia, Mumbai: Chatterjee & Lal, and New Delhi: Nature Morte, 2004-05 (another from the edition)
Mark Holborn ed., The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, London: Jonathan Cape, 2009, p. 22

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


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