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Anju Dodiya
The Path of Berries


For Anju Dodiya, using a mattress as a surface is akin to working on a painting that is already in process, rather than beginning a new piece facing the intimidating blankness of paper. The mattress offered her texture and presence, and influenced the subject of the work she would do on it. "When you work on paper, confronting that white is a terribly fearful thing. With textile, something's there already, and I have to interact with the...



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  Lot 17 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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$92,000
Rs 40,02,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Anju Dodiya
The Path of Berries
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Acrylic on mattress
Height: 78 in (198.1 cm)
Width: 46 in (116.8 cm)
Depth: 7 in (17.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, New York

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Chicago Cultural Center, Illinois, 2007; Salina Art Center, Kansas, 2008; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, 2008
Anju Dodiya, Bose Pacia, New York, 2006

PUBLISHED:
Anju Dodiya: The Dialogue Series, Ranjit Hoskote and Nancy Adajania, Foundation b&g and Popular Prakashan, Mumbai, 2011
All Night I Shall Gallop: Anju Dodiya, Bodhi Art, Singapore, 2008
India 20: Conversations with Contemporary Artists, Anupa Mehta, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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