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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled



"Padamsee's figures and heads attest to a subtle articulation of public concerns. Here we find the heads of saints and martyrs, their features crystallising slowly, as though emerging from water or forming on a wet shroud. Padamsee's protagonists are often composite figures, suggestive now of a medieval monk, now of Tarkovsky's Stalker or a survivor from a prison camp. Their eyes do not rest on us; nor are they fixed on any external object. They...



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  Lot 51 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$29,900
Rs 13,00,650

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper left)
2010
Oil on canvas board
21 x 29 in (53.3 x 73.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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