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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Untitled



“Himmat Shah’s suite of large heads comes at the apex of his investigation of the human condition…In his construction of the head, ancient presences are suggested, like atavistic shadows…Here, as the artist perceives it, the head, the phallus and the pillar are all the same; the sculpture gains its vitality not in its definition, but in the process of arriving at a form. These works appear to re-echo the passage of civilizations, recalling early...



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  Lot 48 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Inscribed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Bronze
Height: 33 in (83.8 cm)
Width: 8 in (20.3 cm)
Depth: 13 in (33 cm)

First from a limited edition of five sculptures

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

PUBLISHED:
An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Gayatri Sinha, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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