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Manjit Bawa
Nayika


Manjit Bawa's men, women, gods and animals are suspended wondrously in colorful space and are rendered with a simple fluidity that borders on the abstract, inspired by both the miniature traditions of India and the silkscreen processes he studied in England. Pared of all excess detail, they resemble nothing we have seen or experienced before. Rather than brushstroke and texture, Bawa relies on subtle shading and delicate tonal contrasts to...



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  Lot 12 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$248,780
Rs 1,08,21,908

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Nayika
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1993
Oil on canvas
54 x 45 in (137.2 x 114.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Center of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
Private Collection, India

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Fantasy, Center of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, 1995

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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