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Gopikrishna
(1965)

Frog Catchers of Udiyankulangara



Drawing their material from the parallel worlds of lived experience, memories and dreams, "Gopikrishna's paintings invoke the fantastic and the macabre. His works are an invitation for a guided tour into a world of happenings that take place in the twilight zone of the unconscious and the libidinal. Strongly reminiscent of the works of Hieronymus Bosch and surrealist like Max Ernst in temperament, Gopikrishna's approach brings forth a naiveté...



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  Lot 31 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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Rs 17,48,000
$43,700

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gopikrishna
Frog Catchers of Udiyankulangara

Signed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Oil on canvas
70.5 x 59.5 in (179.1 x 151.1 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Dream Conservatory, Art Musings, Mumbai, 2007
PUBLISHED:
Art and Deal, Vol. 5, No. 2, Issue 24, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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