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Atul Dodiya
Stammer in the Shade - V


Apart from forcing his viewers to question their acts of viewing and claiming comprehension of the art on display, Atul Dodiya uses the present lot, an installation from the series Stammer in the Shade, to satirize the fact that for a large section of contemporary art buyers, it is not the actual image, but rather its details and provenance, that pique their interest. Here, these details are displayed prominently on the larger canvas standing...



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  Lot 6 of 60  

24-HOUR CONTEMPORARY AUCTION
2-3 FEBRUARY 2011

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Atul Dodiya
Stammer in the Shade - V
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2005
Acrylic, marble dust and gold leaf on canvas with iron crutches and brackets
Large canvas: 78 x 48 in (198 x 122 cm)
Small canvas: 42 x 36 in (106.7 x 91.5 cm)

This work comprises 2 paintings which are displayed as follows:
1. The larger canvas stands 9.5 inches from the floor and is supported by two metal crutches along the sides of the canvas
2. The larger canvas is also attached to the wall along its upper edge, at a distance of 15 inches by two metal brackets
3. Behind this is a smaller painting, which is meant to be hidden from direct view

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
I-con: Indian Contemporary, Bose Pacia Modern, Venice, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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