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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled (Blue Bird)



"The art that is born out of struggle is different…I create at my own pace. Thought goes into my works." - TYEB MEHTA

"An artist comes to terms with certain images. He arrives at certain conventions by a process of reduction." - TYEB MEHTA

Tyeb Mehta's art is complex and layered. It expresses a sense of "disquiet that is barely held in check by the seam of the line" and we, as viewers, can only "bear helpless witness...



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  Lot 66 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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Winning Bid
$1,020,000
Rs 7,54,80,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled (Blue Bird)

2007
Acrylic on canvas
49 x 39.25 in (124.7 x 99.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property from the Estate of Tyeb Mehta

EXHIBITED
Tyeb Mehta: Triumph of Vision, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 15 January - 18 February 2011

PUBLISHED
Yashodhara Dalmia, Tyeb Mehta: Triumph of Vision, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 43 (illustrated)


Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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