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Ranbir Kaleka
Crossings 2


Ranbir Kaleka is a storyteller of many means. Regardless of the medium he utilizes to express the figures and landscapes of his imagination, his works walk the tight rope between reality and fantasy, tactile yet dreamlike.

Over the years, through his versatile practice, Kaleka's works have explored notions of space and temporality. By 1999, he had started incorporating movement in his works via video, while never really abandoning...



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  Lot 9 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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$180,000
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Ranbir Kaleka
Crossings 2
2005
Four channel video projection on painted canvases
75 x 98 in (each)
190.5 x 248.9 cm (each)

This work comprises four painted canvases, two digi-betacam tapes and a set of four DVDs signed by the artist with videos intended to be projected on the canvases

DVD players, projectors, synchronisers and speakers to be acquired independently

The work will be accompanied by installation instructions

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist, 2005

EXHIBITED:
A New Era of Indian Art- Open your Third Eye!, National Museum of Contemporary Art, North Korea, 2009
Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art, Essl Museum, Vienna, 2009
Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2008
Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art, Kunstmuseum, Bern, 2007
Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, 2007
Hungry God: Indian Contemporary Art, Arario Gallery, Beijing, 2006

Category: Installation


 









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