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Baiju Parthan
(1956)

Iron Plough Harvest



Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...

Based on:
Catalogue by Ranjit Hoskote
Interview by Sylee Gore



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  Lot 22 of 65  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Iron Plough Harvest

Inscribed, signed and dated ''IRON PLOUGH - HARVEST'/ Baiju Parthan 2007' (on the reverse)
2007
Acrylic on canvas
72 x 72 in (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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