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Sakti Burman
Untitled


Deft brushstrokes of radiant color capture the flickering motion of light on the sinuous forms of the nymph-like figures. An early painting, this untitled piece already reflects the stylistic and thematic concerns that become pertinent to Burman`s work from the late 1960s. The exploration of exotic, dreamy terrain and the complex enmeshing of varied hues have subsequently become the hallmarks of his oeuvre. "The textured...

Deft brushstrokes of radiant color capture the flickering motion of light on the sinuous forms of the nymph-like figures. An early painting, this untitled piece already reflects the stylistic and thematic concerns that become pertinent to Burman`s work from the late 1960s. The exploration of exotic, dreamy terrain and the complex enmeshing of varied hues have subsequently become the hallmarks of his oeuvre. "The textured colored surface has definitely a Bonnard-like feel but its free form figures have a folk simplicity…"(p. 12, M. Majumdar, Sakti Burman: Dreamer on the Ark, Pundole Art Gallery, 2001)



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  Lot 58 of 110  

AUCTION 2003 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2003

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sakti Burman
Untitled
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
57 x 45 in (144.8 x 114.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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