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N S Harsha
(1969)

Charming Nation: Come Have a Meal with my King



In his creative practice, N.S. Harsha draws from several Indian artistic traditions, ranging from Mughal and Pahari miniature painting and ancient frescoes to popular murals and wall paintings, to create detailed works on paper, large-format paintings and site-specific installations. "Like other stalwarts of the Baroda School…Harsha embraces the modern Indian narrative enriched with popular art forms as a platform for a powerful social and...



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  Lot 27 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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Winning Bid
$27,000
Rs 13,50,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

N S Harsha
Charming Nation: Come Have a Meal with my King

Signed and dated in English (lower center and verso)
2005
Acrylic on canvas
37.5 x 38 in (95.2 x 96.5 cm)


EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Charming Nation, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, and Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, 2006-07
India Moderna, IVAM Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, 2008 - 2009

EXHIBITED:
New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Chicago Cultural Center, 2007; Salina Art Center, Kansas; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, 2008

PUBLISHED:
New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Betty Seid and Johan Pijnappel, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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