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S Nandagopal
(1946 - 2017)

The Message



Nandagopal's sculptures have been radically transformed through his use of contemporary materials. A similar transformation is discernible in their content. Although reluctant to speak of the "meaning" of his work, Nandagopal has given his sculpture titles that clearly connect them with some of India's most ancient images, and yet they are markedly different from the products of the ancient artists' vision. It is in this difference that their...



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  Lot 64 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$22,642

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S Nandagopal
The Message

Inscribed indistinctly (lower left); signed and dated 'S. Nandagopal/ 2005' (on the reverse)
2005
Welded copper, cast brass and iron
Height: 84.5 in (214.5 cm)
Width: 70.5 in (179.3 cm)
Depth: 20 in (51 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Gajah Gallery, Singapore

EXHIBITED
Narrative Sculptures, presented by Gajah Gallery at Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 10 - 24 February 2006

PUBLISHED
Jasdeep Sandhu, Narrative Sculptures, Singapore: Gajah Gallery, 2006, pp. 3, 25 (illustrated)
Ian Findlay-Brown and Josef James, S Nandagopal, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 2008, p. 117 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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