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T V Santhosh
Two Wise Men and their Sheep


"I'm interested in the connotations of the image, its political implications and the kind of ironies involved in this aspect of science and its side effects. Every era had a certain mindset which got reflected in the writing and the artworks produced by the artists of that time." - T V SANTHOSH

Contemporary artist T V Santhosh is known for his hyperrealist paintings that subvert iconic or everyday images from cinema, news...



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  Lot 126 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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$24,658
Rs 18,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

T V Santhosh
Two Wise Men and their Sheep
Inscribed, dated and signed 'TWO WISE MEN AND THEIR SHEEP'/ T.V. SANTHOSH - 2003/ TVSanthosh' (on the reverse)
2003
Oil on canvas
47.75 x 71.5 in (121.3 x 181.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
The Guild, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Crossing Generations: DiVERGE - Forty Years of Gallery Chemould, Mumbai: National Gallery of Modern Art, 2 - 14 December 2003
One Hand Clapping / Siren: Recent Works by T V Santhosh, presented by The Guild at Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 28 July - 3 August 2003

PUBLISHED
Geeta Kapur, Crossing Generations: DiVERGE - Forty Years of Gallery Chemould, Mumbai: National Gallery of Modern Art, 2003, p. 33 (illustrated)
Ranjit Hoskote, One Hand Clapping / Siren: Recent Works by T V Santhosh, Mumbai: The Guild, 2003 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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