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K G Subramanyan
Icon and Still Life


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 86 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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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Icon and Still Life
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
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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