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Anandajit Ray

Comfort Zone

Born in Kolkata in 1965, Anandajit Ray completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at M. S. University, Baroda, in 1989 and 1991 respectively.

Ray works in controlled formats which recall genres as diverse as the miniature and the comic strip. This creates a hybrid which is laborious in rendering but irreverent in content, drawing as it does on areas of adolescence which create avenues...

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  Lot 75 of 85  

8-9 NOVEMBER 2011


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Anandajit Ray
Comfort Zone

Initialed in Bengali and inscribed and dated in English (base of armour)
Bronze, iron, foam, satin, plastic tube and plywood
The total height of the installation is 51 in (129.5 cm), and its diameter is 20.5 in (52 cm). The height of the base is 38.5 in (98 cm), and the height of the armour is 12 in (30.5 cm)

From a limited edition of nine, however in each edition the fabric of the bricks is a different colour
This work comprises the following:
a) An armour chest plate made of bronze which rests suspended slightly above the base on an iron rod
b) A base consisting of an inner PVC tube covered with brick shaped pieces of foam with satin finishing. The top of the base is made of foam and sating covered plywood
c) A central iron rod which is placed vertically through the work

Category: Sculpture


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