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T V Santhosh
When your Target Cries for Mercy


Borrowing and manipulating some of the most arresting images from the current news media, T.V. Santhosh's body of work exposes what the artist understands to be the technology-aided degeneration of civilization and its present equation with a culture of violence. In the artist's opinion, science and warfare have formed a dangerous alliance; one that negates the progress that the former has achieved in times of peace. According to Ranjit Hoskote,...



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  Lot 36 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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Winning Bid
$701,500
Rs 2,80,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


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T V Santhosh
When your Target Cries for Mercy
Signed in English (verso)
2007
Oil on canvas
72 x 96 in (182.9 x 243.8 cm)

(Diptych)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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