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Jyoti Bhatt
(1934)

Untitled




"Since the 1970s, I have concentrated on documenting living art in rural homes that have been rapidly disappearing because of modern, consumerist lifestyles. Not that this is the kind of photography I like doing or I am passionate about, but somebody has to document these lifestyles before they get lost forever."


Jyotibhai, as Jyoti Bhatt is fondly called, is one of the founder members of the Center of Photography, Baroda....



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  Lot 58 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 26,40,000
$33,208

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jyoti Bhatt
Untitled

Signed 'JyotiBhatt' (lower right)
Photograph on photographic paper
Variable sizes

(Set of 102)

The present lot is the only photographic edition that was printed with each photograph signed on the lower right side. It includes a set of 102 photographs in a combination of five different sheet sizes as follows:
58 photographs: 11.75 x 16.5 in (29.8 x 42 cm)
25 photographs: 15.75 x 15.75 in (40 x 40 cm)
13 photographs: 16.5 x 11.75 in (42 x 29.8 cm)
5 photographs: 15 x 16.5 in (38 x 42 cm)
1 photograph: 15.5 x 13.5 in (39.5 x 34.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
SITE Art Space, Baroda
Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Subtextual Documentalists: An Exhibition of Photographs by Jyoti Bhatt and Manisha Gera Baswani, Curated by Rekha Rodwittiya, Vadodara: SITE Art Space, 7 - 20 November 2014; Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 19 February - 7 March 2015
Subtextual Documentalists: An Exhibition of Photographs by Jyoti Bhatt, Manisha Gera Baswani and Noh Suntag, Curated by Rekha Rodwittiya, New Delhi: Korean Cultural Centre, 21 August - 11 September 2015

Category: Photography
Style: Figurative


 









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