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Baiju Parthan
Terms and Conditions VI


Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...

Based on:
Catalogue by Ranjit Hoskote
Interview by Sylee Gore



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  Lot 114 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Terms and Conditions VI
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2005
Mixed media on paper
43 x 40.5 in (109.2 x 102.9 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Alchemy, Art Musings, Mumbai, 2005
PUBLISHED:
Baiju Parthan: A User`s Manual, Ranjit Hoskote, Afterimage Publishing, Mumbai, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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