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Himmat Shah
Untitled


"[The] Human being is an enigma, and what he creates should also be an enigma." - HIMMAT SHAH

Himmat Shah's enigmatic sculptures of heads lack facial features and are instead, often marked by referential lines and hatches. Art critic Gayatri Sinha writes, "On their bodies appear marks like those of journeys of the past, like a trail etched out across the Hindukush mountains or the salt flats of Gujarat, perhaps, tread by weary...



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  Lot 87 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000
Rs 26,40,000 - 39,60,000


Winning Bid
$42,000
Rs 27,72,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled
Inscribed and dated '2/5 2005/ HIMMAT' and stamped 'HIMMAT' (at the base)
2005
Bronze
Height: 52.5 in (133.3 cm)
Width: 9 in (22.9 cm)
Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)

Second from a limited edition of five
Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

EXHIBITED:
Himmat Shah, presented by Saffronart at London: Berkeley Square Gallery, 10-22 May 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Gayatri Sinha ed., An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2007, p. 56 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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