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Jangarh Singh Shyam
(1962 - 2001)

Ghas, Cheetee (Gond Art)



Jangarh Singh Shyam is remembered today as a pioneer of contemporary Gond art. He is synonymous with the artform to such an extent that Udayan Vajpeyi, in his essay, "From Music to Painting," proposes that Gond art be called Jangarh Kalam, or Jangarh style. (Sathyapal ed., Native Art of India, Thrissur: Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, 2011, p. 33)

Jangarh's commercial artistic journey and rise to fame was propelled by a chance...



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  Lot 89 of 120  

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

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$6,486
Rs 4,80,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jangarh Singh Shyam
Ghas, Cheetee (Gond Art)

Signed in Devnagari and dated '1992' (lower left) and titled in Devnagari (lower right)
1992
Ink on paper
13 x 10.25 in (32.9 x 25.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
The Crites Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Aurogeeta Das, Jangarh Singh Shyam: The Enchanted Forest, New Delhi: Roli Books, 2017, p. 176 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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