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K G Subramanyan
Untitled


"By the 60s [Subramanyan] was an exemplar of linguistic discipline and of the artistic versatility that an art-craft interface can lead to. [He] became an artist with great expressive reach and range. His enlarged repertoire included paintings structured with the communicative efficacy of language and design; printed and painted textiles and woven sculptures with the aesthetic subtlety and expressive economy of art; toys designed with wit and...



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  Lot 18 of 120  

CREATIVE CIRCUIT: THE ART OF K G SUBRAMANYAN
19-20 JANUARY 2021

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Winning Bid
$8,436
Rs 6,07,392

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1962-63
Ink and crayon on paper
30 x 22 in (76.2 x 55.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Estate of K. G. Subramanyan managed by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts

EXHIBITED
Drawings of Women, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts at Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 14 February 2017; Patna: Bihar Museum, 3 - 16 November 2017; Kolkata: Birla Academy of Art and Culture, 14 March - 14 April 2018; New Delhi: Art Heritage, 13 August - 9 September 2018; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery, 20 October - 1 November 2018; Ahmedabad: L&P Hutheesingh Visual Art Centre, 20 November - 2 December 2018

PUBLISHED
R Siva Kumar, Women Seen and Remembered: Drawings of Women by K G Subramanyan, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 2017, p. 26

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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