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Ashim Purkayastha
(1967)

Untitled



"I don`t see myself just as an artist, but as an activist, who is trying to draw attention to the dying arts. The Supreme Courts judgment three years ago, allowing the commercial use of forest resources has left lakhs unemployed in Assam. "The clay and straw goddesses of 6 to 9 feet have been replaced by images of permanent material like stone and concrete of 13 to 16 ft. in height. A layer of poisonous gases emitted by the oil...



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  Lot 98 of 110  

SPRING AUCTION 2009
11-12 MARCH 2009

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,32,875
$4,658

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ashim Purkayastha
Untitled

Watercolour and ink on board pasted on board
22 x 30 in (55.9 x 76.2 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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