N. S. Harsha

Untitled (World Tourism Day) (Diptych)

Lot No
14
Medium
Acrylic on canvas & acrylic on silk
Year
2006
Size
24 x 48
Estimate
Rs. 8,00,000 - 10,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 10,12,000

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : On the Reverse

Provenance : Property from an important Vadodara based collection, artwork was acquired by the present owner directly from the artist.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Born in 1969, N. S. Harsha completed his B.F.A. in painting from CAVA, Mysore, in 1992, and his M.F.A., also in painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda, 1995. He has featured in several prestigious collaborative projects and exhibits in India and internationally including the Singapore Biennale (2006), the 2nd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial (2002), and the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Arts, Australia (1999). The artist received the Sanskriti Award in 2003 and Vasudev Arnawaz Award in 1992. The prestigious Artes Mundi Prize has recently been awarded to him. N. S. Harsha could be described as an artist / philosopher, who without getting judgmental, enables us to reflect on the world around us. Basing his work upon his locality, cultural traditions and the shifting world of today, he engages and connects with an ever broadening public.