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K G Subramanyan
Untitled


Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was among the leading artists who sought to explore a post-Independence Indian identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai before pursuing his interest in art to Santiniketan in 1944, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij for four years. In 1955, Subramanyan was awarded a...



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  Lot 97 of 120  

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

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$833
Rs 60,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Circa 1990s
Ballpoint pen and watercolour on card
7.5 x 5.25 in (19 x 13.5 cm)

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

EXHIBITED
Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts at Bangalore: National Gallery of Modern Art, 29 November - 15 December 2014; Abu Dhabi: India House, 10 - 18 April 2015; Dubai: Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, 15 - 14 April 2015; Bhubaneswar: Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, 2 - 11 September 2015; Lucknow: Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, 23 September - 3 October 2015; Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 15 - 21 December 2015; Chennai: Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, 6 - 16 January 2016; Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 14 February 2016; Kolkata: The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 18 February - 5 March 2016; Bhopal: Modern Art Gallery, Bharat Bhawan, 18 March - 17 April 2016; Patna: Bihar Lalit Kala Akademi, 24 June - 5 July 2016; New Delhi: Aakriti Art Gallery, 30 July - 29 August 2016; Guwahati: Srimanti Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society, 1 - 20 November 2016; Ernakulam: Durbar Hall, 19 April - 19 May 2017; Panaji: Sanskruti Bhavan, 5 - 31 October 2017

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 172

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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