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"Subramanyan's contact with surface, whether through brush, tool or hand, is always light. Just as his eye does not probe - it receives signals quickly - it follows that laying out of surface and contour is rapid, no time is spent obscuring the process. This preference was developed from an apprenticeship at Santiniketan and the influence of far eastern work ethics: of working spontaneously and discarding whatever is deficient or in appropriate,...



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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1985
Ballpoint pen and ink wash on card
5.6 x 4 in (14.4 x 10.2 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 42

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1985
Brush and ink on card
5.6 x 3.9 in (14.4 x 10.1 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 43

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1985
Brush and ink on card
5.7 x 4 in (14.5 x 10.2 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 44

d) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1985
Ballpoint pen and ink wash on card
5.5 x 4 in (14.2 x 10.2 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 40

e) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1985
Brush and ink on card
5.6 x 3.9 in (14.4 x 10.1 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 43

(Set of five)

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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