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Prasanta Sahu
The Act of Touching


Commingling pictures and text, Sahu borrows motifs from the mass media. The black and white photographic images adopt a documentary style of address, presenting a snippet of everyday reality, such as we would be likely to find in a newspaper or magazine clipping. Yet, in Sahu's oeuvre, this process of citation operates on multiple levels.

The artist is intensely aware of the pictorial surface of the canvas. Monochromatic pictures...



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  Lot 16 of 110  

ABSOLUTE AUCTION OF INDIAN ART & COLLECTIBLES
15-16 MAY 2013

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$150
Rs 7,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Prasanta Sahu
The Act of Touching
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2003
Acrylic and mixed media on paper
9 x 12 in (22.9 x 30.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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