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Ashim Purkayastha
Wanted IV


"I don`t see myself just as an artist, but as an activist, who is trying to draw attention to the dying arts. The Supreme Courts judgment three years ago, allowing the commercial use of forest resources has left lakhs unemployed in Assam. "The clay and straw goddesses of 6 to 9 feet have been replaced by images of permanent material like stone and concrete of 13 to 16 ft. in height. A layer of poisonous gases emitted by the oil...



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  Lot 10 of 70  

ALIVE CONTEMPORARY DAY SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Rs 1,56,000
$2,557

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ashim Purkayastha
Wanted IV
2005-06
Acrylic, iron nails, carbon and perforation on handmade board
Height: 22 in (55.8 cm)
Width: 30 in (76.2 cm)
Depth: 3 in (7.5 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Dilli Dilwalonki, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre and Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006

Category: Installation
Style: Figurative


 









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