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Rashid Rana
Ommatidia I (Hritik Roshan)


In the present lot, Rashid Rana uses a photographic montage of Hrithik Roshan, a widely recognised Bollywood star, to comment on the social construction of celebrity and the role of fantasy. Like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, the other actors that the artist has depicted in the series that this work is drawn from, Roshan is idolized throughout Asia and the Middle East as a superhero – the epitome of masculinity. Posters of his films are found...



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  Lot 74 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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Winning Bid
$30,475
Rs 12,19,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Rashid Rana
Ommatidia I (Hritik Roshan)
2004
Digital C print on paper pasted on board
32.5 x 29.5 in (82.5 x 74.9 cm)

This is from a limited edition of twenty

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Rashid Rana - Identical Views, Bose Pacia, New York, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, and Nature Morte, New Delhi, 2004-05

EXHIBITED:
The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, 2006-07
Desi Pop, Green Cardamom at Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille, 2006-07
Subodh Gupta, Rashid Rana and L.N. Tallur, Bose Pacia, New York, 2005

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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