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"I want my work to be ambiguous. I would like it to appear to me every morning as a new configuration. Also I want to straddle the visible and the abstract with its forms now becoming recognisable now going into hiding. I think that this balancing of the abstract with the objective is one of the most significant characteristics of the traditional art of my country - like in its temples which are impressive as abstract heaps of stone but which...



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  Lot 29 of 120  

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

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K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower center)
1968
Marker pen on paper
10 x 7 in (25.5 x 17.8 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 5

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1968
Marker pen on paper
10 x 7 in (25.5 x 17.8 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 4

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1968
Marker pen on paper
16.6 x 12.3 in (42.3 x 31.3 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 3

(Set of three)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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