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Anandajit Ray
(1965)

Untitled



Born in Kolkata in 1965, Anandajit Ray’s body of work playfully draws on India’s miniature tradition, Pop Art, comic strips, and the work of the Surrealists to offer viewers a release from reality and its burdens. His diverse oeuvre, including miniaturist works in gouache, cut up paintings rearranged as visual puzzles, and large sculptural installations, is animated by a sense of the surreal. “Contrary to [the] tendency of finding roots and...



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  Lot 40 of 60  

24-HOUR CONTEMPORARY AUCTION
2-3 FEBRUARY 2011

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Anandajit Ray
Untitled

Initialed in Bengali and inscribed in English (base)
Aluminum and steel ball bearings
Length: 34.5 in (87.6 cm)
Diameter: 19 in (48.3 cm)

From an edition of four sculptures, however the placement of ball bearings is unique in each piece

This work is made of cast aluminium with steel ball bearings stuck on it. The work has been coated with lacquer, and is meant to be suspended from the ceiling

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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