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Anandajit Ray
(1965)

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 15 of 70  

24-HOUR ABSOLUTE AUCTION
18-19 JANUARY 2012

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Winning Bid
$720
Rs 36,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Anandajit Ray
Comfort Zone

2006
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 of 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

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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