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Sudarshan Shetty
For Here or To Go


Sudarshan Shetty's practice largely centers on sculpture and installation, and his works display an intriguing combination of the representational and the abstract. Although he trained as a painter, Shetty became increasingly interested in sculpture and installation over the course of his career, allowing him to layer his creations with multiple narratives. In 1996, he attended a sculpture workshop in Scotland and since then his association with...



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  Lot 7 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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Sudarshan Shetty
For Here or To Go
2002
Mixed media installation with paper on wood, cello devices, piano strings, leather drums, motor mechanical devices
Height: 24 in (60.9 cm) each
Width: 142 in (360.6 cm) each
Depth: 48 in (121.9 cm) each

The installation comprises three wooden boats. Each boat contains within a painted skeletal boat, a drum like instrument and piano strings stretched across it's length. A cello bow, mounted on one side of the boat is also connected to a motor that 'plays' the piano strings when connected to a power source

The work will be accompanied by installation instructions

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist, 2003

EXHIBITED:
Consanguinity, Nature Morte, New Delhi, 2003

Category: Installation
Style: Figurative


 









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