Bharti Kher

An Eye, A Tooth (Diptych)

Lot No
86
Medium
Mixed media sculpture (wooden panel, bindis, metal stake, frame without plexiglass)
Year
2011
Size
95 x 144 in.
Estimate
Rs. 1,10,00,000 - 1,20,00,000
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Opening Bid

₹ 1,15,21,125

additional information

Signed & Dated : Verso

This lot has been imported into India. In order to release it from the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ), a customs duty of 11% will be added to the hammer price. The applicable GST will be charged on the cumulative amount, inclusive of the hammer price and the customs duty.

Exhibition: ‘Leave Your Smell’ Bharti Kher solo exhibition at Galerie Perrotin, Paris, 7th May - 18th July, 2011.

Published : ‘Leave Your Smell’ Bharti Kher solo exhibition catalogue by Galerie Perrotin, Paris, 2011, pg. 78.

Provenance : Property from an international collection. Artwork was previously auctioned by Sotheby’s. Originally sold by Galerie Perrotin, Paris.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Bharti Kher was born in London in 1969. She studied at Middlesex Polytechnic, London and went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art Painting with honours from New Castle Polytechnic, in 1988. Bharti Kher has created a niche for herself with her bindi work sculptures. Some of her most recent solo shows include ‘Virus’ at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead; ‘An Absence of Assignable Cause’ at Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi and at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. She was the recipient of the Sanskriti award in 2003 and has been a part of Khoj since 1997. The artist lives and works in New Delhi.