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Ram Kumar
Untitled


The 1960s were a time of experimentation as artists delved deeper into their search for a national and personal identity through art. The monochromatic palette was explored by several artists, including Ram Kumar, who was during this time, also making a transition to abstract landscapes. Akbar Padamsee's exhibition of Greyworks in Mumbai in 1961 may have led to an added enthusiasm for this exploration. In 1961, Ram Kumar painted a similar...



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  Lot 27 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Rs 45,60,000
$72,381

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'RAM KUMAR 65' and bearing Gallery Chemould label on the stretcher (on the reverse)
1965
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 24 in (91.4 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Middle Eastern Corporate Collection

EXHIBITED:
Ram Kumar: Selected Works 1950 - 2010, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 14 - 20 December 2010; New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 23 December 2010 - 10 January 2011

PUBLISHED:
Uma Prakash, Ram Kumar: Selected Works 1950 - 2010, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, p. 47 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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