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K G Subramanyan
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"The linguistic simplicity of folk or tribal arts give them a kind of resilience; the same basic devices can be utilized to portray dissimilar visual facts or change the character of images from the elegant to the bizarre with slight alterations and additions, a folk terracotta changes from a nimble deer or horse to a tiger or elephant or a monster; this happens to with the Dhokra bronzes of Bengal, Bastar or Orissa. Or the wall drawings and...



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  Lot 109 of 120  

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

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$23,600
Rs 16,99,200

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K G Subramanyan
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Initialled in Tamil (lower centre)
2013
Reverse painting on acrylic
30 x 30 in (76.2 x 76.2 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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