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Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled


Thota Vaikuntam's vibrant paintings exemplify the customs and people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In the present lot, a monumental canvas depicting Krishna surrounded by gopis, Vaikuntam depicts a traditional subject in a contemporary setting. The facial features and clothing are clearly inspired by the people of Vaikuntam's native Telangana. The figuration finds its roots in Vaikuntam's childhood, when he watched the performances of...



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  Lot 97 of 150  


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$150,000 - 200,000
Rs 97,50,000 - 1,30,00,000

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Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled
Signed in Telugu (lower left) and signed in Telugu (on the reverse)
2012-13
Oil on canvas
60 x 288 in (152.4 x 731.5 cm)

This work comprises six canvases, each measuring 60 x 48 in (152.4 x 121.9 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Ode to the Monumental, presented by Saffronart at New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 29 January - 4 February 2014; Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 14-18 March 2014

PUBLISHED:
Ode to the Monumental, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2014, pp. 156-161 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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