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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


According to Ranjit Hoskote, "Padamsee has almost always treated portraiture as a pretext, approaching it only to leave it behind. His aim is to allude to the human face in the border zone between likeness and presence, an aim he shares with the Byzantine iconographers of the 6th and 7th centuries AD, who were similarly preoccupied with the reconciliation of numinous spirit with recognisable body. Padamsee dwells on the fascination with one's...



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  Lot 8 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$52,874
Rs 23,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
2010
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 23.5 in (90.2 x 59.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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