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Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
Anthropoid Boy with Ants


Born in Varanasi in 1981, the young artist Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
unapologetically unmasks the men and women he draws in his large-format works to reveal the grotesque, robotic creatures he believes they really are. Skeletal forms in colorful shirts and dresses populate his multi-piece works on paper, some plugged into an electrical outlet, others held down with barbed wire and nuts and bolts.

These anthropomorphic beings...



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  Lot 45 of 115  

WINTER AUCTION 2008
10-11 DECEMBER 2008

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Winning Bid
$4,324
Rs 2,07,552

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
Anthropoid Boy with Ants
Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2007
Dry pastel and pencil on archival paper
60 x 66 in (152.4 x 167.6 cm)

This work comprises six parts with each part measuring 30 x 22 inches

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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