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K G Subramanyan
Flying Devi


"In the way I do reverse paintings, all changes and improvisations pertain to the early stages where I use water colours. Here I can change, even wipe out images, introduce new details. In the later stage where I back or lock the water-colour image with oil colours my improvisations are confined to the use of colour."
- K G Subramanyan



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  Lot 82 of 120  

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

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$33,400
Rs 24,04,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Flying Devi
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
2013
Reverse painting on acrylic
36 x 36 in (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

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

EXHIBITED
New Works: K G Subramanyan, New Delhi: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, 13 - 25 March 2014; Hyderabad: Salar Jung Museum, 26 July - 16 August 2014; Kochi: Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, August 2014; Chennai: Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, September 2014; Bangalore: National Gallery of Modern Art, November 2014; Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 14 February 2015; Kolkata: The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 18 - 25 February 2015

PUBLISHED
New Works: K G Subramanyan, Kolkata: Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2014

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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