LOVE AND VIOLENCE
Oil on canvas. Signed 'SAKTI BURMAN' lower center. Bearing Aicon Gallery label on reverse. Further signed, dated, titled and inscribed 'SAKTI BURMAN "LOVE AND VIOLENCE" 2008 . (89 X 116 CM)/2008/' on reverse
35 x 45.5 in. (89 x 115 cm.)
Framed: 42 x 52 ⅜ in. (107 x 132.7 cm.)
Painted in 2008
This work is in very good condition, as viewed.
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Acquired directly from the artist in 2008
Paris, World Heritage Centre UNESCO, Sakti Burman: “Now and Then”, 14 - 18 January 2008
New York, Aicon Gallery, Archetype: A solo exhibition of Sakti Burman, 18 September - 17 October 2009
Sakti Burman: “Now and Then”, Ajanta Offset, New Delhi, 2008, illustration pp. 61-62
Sakti Burman: Enraptured Gaze, Ajanta Offset, New Delhi, 2008, illustration unpaginated