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G R Santosh
(1929 - 1997)

Untitled



"My painting attempts at projecting the One which is unknown, which is beyond rupa, which is beyond value." - G R SANTOSH

G R Santosh introduced Tantric art into the vocabulary of Modernism in India. He juxtaposed geometric shapes based on the human figure with an aura of mysticism. In the introductory note to the present lot, which was exhibited at the Jehangir Art Gallery in a group show in 1981, art critic Ram Chatterji...



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  Lot 96 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

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$43,800
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ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari, dated and inscribed 'SANTOSH 76' (on the reverse)
1976
Oil on canvas
49.5 x 39.25 in (126 x 99.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Property from an Important East Coast Collection

PUBLISHED:
Ram Chatterji, Indian Painting Today 1981, Bombay: Jehangir Art Gallery Publication, 1981, p. 27 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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