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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Untitled




Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 21 of 60  

24-HOUR AUCTION: SMALL FORMAT ART
16-17 MAY 2012

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Winning Bid
$2,700
Rs 1,35,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Untitled

Signed in English (upper left), dated in English (upper right) and initialed in Bengali (lower left)
2006
Dry Pastel on paper
11 x 8 in (27.9 x 20.3 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Folk in Modern, Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2006

Category: Painting


 









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