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N S Harsha
(1969)

Running around the Nectars of Time



N.S. Harsha has always been deeply influenced by science, and fascinated by the parallels that may be drawn between the practices of art and science and the role both disciplines play in the spread of knowledge. At the same time, the artist is acutely aware of the notions of location and cultural specificity, and the complexities it layers on learning.

The present lot, an enormous semicircle of silk, has been divided into a...



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  Lot 38 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
$106,977
Rs 46,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

N S Harsha
Running around the Nectars of Time

Signed and dated in English (lower center)
1998
Acrylic, gold foil and varnish on silk
74.5 x 136 in (189.2 x 345.4 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Beyond The Future, 3rd Asia Pacific Triennale of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, 1999
Anticipations, Fine Art Resource, Mumbai, 2004
The Artist Lives and Works in Baroda Bombay Calcutta Mysore Rotterdam Trivandrum, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2005

PUBLISHED:
A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Indian Artists, Amrita Jhaveri, India Book House, Mumbai, 2005
Come Give Us a Speech: N.S. Harsha, Bodhi Art, New York, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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