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Shibu Natesan
(1966)

Captured Alive



Sourcing his images from historical archives and current news media, Shibu Natesan revels in juxtaposing seemingly unrelated elements on his canvases to probe the validity of perception and belief. By unsettling the world-view of his audience, Natesan challenges the authenticity of received images and information. As he explains, “A central part of my painting practice involves the quest for a resonant image that refuses to be read directly and...



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  Lot 31 of 95  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2009
9-10 SEPTEMBER 2009

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Shibu Natesan
Captured Alive

Signed and dated in English and signed in Malayalam (verso)
2007
Oil on linen
72 x 96 in (182.9 x 243.8 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Take 2, Sakshi Gallery, Taipei, 2009
Link, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2008
Each One Teach One, Sakshi Gallery and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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