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Par Nair, Sitting Proper II, 2020
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Par Nair, Sitting Proper II, 2020

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Artist:  Par Nair
Title:   Sitting Proper II
Year: 2020
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm (40" x 30" x 1")
Type: original 

Framed in symmetry, this diptych (Sitting Proper) is a reference to the marriage portraits commissioned during the Renaissance. By taking on the role of both male and female, husband and wife; the artist complicates gender norms, marriage, and portrayal of man and woman through gaze and body language.