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Shibu Natesan
(1966)

Stand Alone



Shibu Natesan is best known for his highly atmospheric photo- realistic paintings, such as the present lot, which on first glance appear to be straightforward renderings of the real world. However, on closer inspection, these paintings reveal “a dreamlike quality, leading viewers to question the truth of what they see. The artist subjects his source material to editorial metamorphoses so that the finished works have only a faint resemblance to...



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  Lot 152 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Shibu Natesan
Stand Alone

Signed in Tamil and further dated, signed and inscribed '2003/ SHIBU NATESAN/ "STAND ALONE"' (on the reverse)
2003
Oil on canvas
69.25 x 95.75 in (176 x 243 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2006, lot 150

EXHIBITED
Under the Skin of Simulation: Atul Dodiya, Surendran Nair, Shibu Natesan, Berlin: The Fine Art Resource, 16 September - 3 October 2003

PUBLISHED
Ranjana Steinrücke, Under the Skin of Simulation, Berlin: The Fine Art Resource, 2003 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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