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Lot 69
Subodh Gupta
(1964)

Fire



Gupta's works are littered with references to past and present experiences. Swinging from significant information to seemingly irrelevant motifs, Gupta's constructions weave highly eccentric imaginings with public myths and rituals. Drawing mainly from everyday objects and scenarios, his aesthetic delineates the complex inter-relations of India's urban and rural communities. It shows the effects of consumerism and the modernization of...



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  Lot 69 of 135  

AUCTION SEPTEMBER 2006
6-7 SEPTEMBER 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 33,14,025
$73,645

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Subodh Gupta
Fire

2005
Bronze and aluminum
Maximum height: 40 in (101.6 cm)
Maximum diameter: 21 in (53.3 cm)

This is the third from a limited edition of three. This work comprises of aluminum cast in the shape of twigs which gives the appearance of being tied together with bronze cast in the form of ropes.

This work comprises of aluminum cast in the shape of twigs which gives the appearance of being tied together with bronze cast in the form of ropes.

This is the third from a limited edition of three.

Category: Sculpture
Style: Still Life


 









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