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Balasubramaniam’s latest works are a play of shadows through which he questions the viewer’s belief in the unseen and the unknown – encouraging them to query their own consciousness. After stripping down a form to its bare minimum, Balasubramaniam allows it to grow again through a series of shadows – although seen, intangible to the sense of touch. Each form and its multiple shadows share their own camaraderie with the element of light....



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  Lot 48 of 85  

THE COLLECTOR`S EYE
27-28 MAY 2020

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Winning Bid
$1,878
Rs 1,38,984

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

A Balasubramaniam

a) Form IV
Signed, inscribed and dated 'A. Balasubramaniam Form IV 17/20 97' (lower centre)
1997
Etching on paper
Print size: 12 x 7.5 in (30.5 x 19.3 cm)
Sheet size: 20.5 x 14.5 in (52.2 x 37.1 cm)

Seventeenth from a limited edition of twenty

b) Grass-13 Remix
A. Balasubramaniam Grass-13 remix etching 97 2/22
1997
Etching on paper
4.75 x 2.75 in (12.4 x 7.3 cm)

From a limited edition of twenty

(Set of two)

These works will be shipped unframed

PROVENANCE
a) StoryLTD, 22 - 23 October 2019, lot 61
b) Christie's, New York, 14 September 2016, lot 601 b) (Set of three)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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