Lot 80
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Altaf

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Sold
1,500 GBP
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Description

  • Altaf
  • Hospital Series VII
  • Signed, dated and titled ‘ALTAF / ’87 / HOSPITAL / SERIES VII / ALTAF / ‘87’ on reverse
  • Oil on canvas

Literature

Contemporary Indian Art, Glenbarra Art Museum Collection, Glenbarra Japan Co. Ltd. 1993, illustration p. 129 

Catalogue Note

Altaf was an activist and through his paintings chose to show the suffering in society, often highlighting social causes including exhibiting a group of works outside the Union Carbide factory in 1985 on the anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy. It was at this time Altaf also began his Hospital series.
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