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George Keyt
Untitled


Among the most illustrious modernists to emerge from Sri Lanka, George Keyt's art drew from mythological tales and life around him. In the 1930s, he developed a keen interest in Hindu mythology, as well as tales from the Jataka ??? the lives of Buddha. The fractured planes and curving lines owe to Keyt???s adaptation of Cubist principles to suit a Sri Lankan idiom. Keyt had encountered the works of Picasso early in his career, but was careful...



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18-19 MARCH 2015

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George Keyt
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1960
Mixed media on paper
18.5 x 14 in (47 x 35.6 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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