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Vivek Vilasini
(1964)

Last Supper - Gaza



The present lot, a photograph by multimedia artist Vivek Vilasini, printed on a canvas of epic proportions, overturns the original image and associations of the ‘Last Supper’ painted by Leonardo da Vinci in the late fifteenth century by transporting it several centuries in the future, to the present context of the war torn Middle East.

In Vilasini’s image, thirteen widows from Gaza dressed in black chadors substitute Jesus Christ and...



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  Lot 7 of 110  

SPRING AUCTION 2009
11-12 MARCH 2009

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Winning Bid
$19,550
Rs 9,77,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Vivek Vilasini
Last Supper - Gaza

2008
Archival ink on archival canvas
51.5 x 144 in (130.8 x 365.8 cm)

This is second from a limited edition of nine prints.

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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