Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was one of the leading artists who was part of India’s post-Independence search for identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai. In 1948, he graduated from Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij. In 1955, he received a British Council Research...
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K G Subramanyan
Untitled (Meeting of the Mystics)
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
23.25 x 23.25 in (59.3 x 59.3 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi
New Works K.G. Subramanyan , presented by the Seagull Foundation for the Arts at New Delhi: Visual Arts Gallery, 13-25 March 2014; Chandigarh: in association with Lalit Kala Akademi at the Government Museum and Arts Gallery, 27 May - 4 June 2014; Hyderabad: Salar Jung Museum, 26 July - 16 August 2014; Kochi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 26 August - 8 September 2014; Chennai: Lalit Kala Akademi, 4-15 November 2014; Bangalore: National Gallery of Modern Art, 29 November - 28 December 2014; Santiniketan: 5-11 February 2015; Kolkata: The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 16-26 February 2015
Height of Figure: 6'