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A Balasubramaniam
(1971)

In but Out



"In my artistic practice, I consciously resist imposing concrete explanations on my work. Instead, I prefer an open-ended approach where I disclose yet obscure, alluding to an intended meaning yet leaving it hidden for each viewer to construct their own. In the work titled 'In but out', I conceive a sculpture through the simple act of drawing lines. Just as a potter gives new life to the hollow he screens, I construct a permeable skin that...



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  Lot 68 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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Winning Bid
$10,801
Rs 5,83,265

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

A Balasubramaniam
In but Out

Signed in English (lower left) and dated in English (lower right)
2004
Wire on board
30 x 22.5 in (76.2 x 57.2 cm)

Second from a limited edition of seven

PROVENANCE:
Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Generation-i, Saffronart and the Guild Gallery, Mumbai, 2004 (another from the edition)

EXHIBITED:
Symbols & Metaphors, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, 2010 (another from the edition)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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