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In 1966, Subramanyan was awarded a JD Rockefeller III Fund Fellowship, which entailed a year-long stay in New York. It was during this period that his ongoing interest in semi-abstraction further evolved, particularly in the form of his 'Marker' drawings on paper (termed after the marker pens he used). This sale represents an extremely rare collection of significant works from a critically important period in the artist's career, never before...



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  Lot 25 of 120  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
1968
Marker pen on paper
15.5 x 12 in (39.7 x 30.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1964-66
Marker pen on paper
16.5 x 12.5 in (41.9 x 31.7 cm)

(Set of two)

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

EXHIBITED
The Ambivalent Gesture, Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 19 February 2018; Patna: Bihar Museum, 29 September - 16 October 2019

IMPACT: design thinking and the visual arts in young India, Mumbai: Chatterjee & Lal,
6 September - 20 October 2018

PUBLISHED
The Ambivalent Gesture, Kolkata: Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2019

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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