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G R Iranna
(1970)

The Retaird King



In his work, G. R. Iranna explores contemporary crises of identity and their effects, both positive and negative, on the human psyche. The cast of his large scale, theatrical works has thus come to include characters like the 'Retired King'. These stock figures are "...trapped between past and future, power and the loss of power. These are tragic inheritors of lost empires, deceived by cunning mapmakers and their own inability to second-guess...



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  Lot 70 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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$10,212
Rs 5,51,448

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ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Iranna
The Retaird King

Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
2005
Oil on canvas
46 x 132 in (116.8 x 335.3 cm)

(Diptych)

PUBLISHED:
The Dancer on the Horse: Reflections on the Art of Iranna GR, ed: Ranjit Hoskote, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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