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Nilima Sheikh
River: Carrying Across, Leaving Behind


Nilima Sheikh's practice draws heavily from eastern traditions of miniature painting interwoven with oral traditions of storytelling and folk singing, as well as her own experiences. Her passion for drawing and colour are evident in her casein and tempera paintings, in which she creates sensuous and poetic representations of the mundane. An enchanting storyteller, her body of works shows a clear lyrical disposition and mystical aura....



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  Lot 75 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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Nilima Sheikh
River: Carrying Across, Leaving Behind
Signed and dated in English and initialed in Devnagari (verso)
2001
Casein on canvas
480 x 72 in (1219.2 x 182.9 cm)

This work is in scroll form, and intended to be hung as a pennant

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2003

EXHIBITED:
India Moderna, IVAM Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, 2008-09
After Dark, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2004
Conversations with Traditions: Nilima Sheikh and Shahzia Sikander, Asia Society, New York, 2001- 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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