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Born in Varanasi in 1981, the young artist Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
unapologetically unmasks the men and women he draws in his large-format works to reveal the grotesque, robotic creatures he believes they really are. Skeletal forms in colorful shirts and dresses populate his multi-piece works on paper, some plugged into an electrical outlet, others held down with barbed wire and nuts and bolts.

These anthropomorphic beings...



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  Lot 20 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
03-05 SEPTEMBER 2008

Estimate
$6,250 - 7,500
Rs 2,50,000 - 3,00,000


Winning Bid
$25,013
Rs 10,00,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi
The Butterfly
Signed and dated in English (lower center)
2007
Dry pastel and pencil on archival paper
53 x 80 in (134.6 x 203.2 cm)

This work comprises of four parts with each part measuring 26.5 x 40 inches

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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