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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)




"Durga... has various versions ranging from an elegant household deity, almost close of kin, to a multi-armed war goddess who rides a lion or tiger and fights and slays the buffalo demon. The earlier beasts symbolise the positive powers that fire and support are initiatives, the later one a negative one or inertia. These images certainly have their origins in common facts observed in town or village. The vision of an able-bodied woman from a Jat...



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  Lot 72 of 120  

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

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K G Subramanyan


a) Untitled
1989
Watercolour on paper
11.75 x 14.25 in (29.8.1 x 36.1 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 194

b) Untitled
1989
Watercolour on paper
11.75 x 14.25 in (29.8.1 x 36.1 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 195

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1989
Watercolour on paper
7 x 10.5 in (18 x 26.7 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 198

d) Untitled .br.Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1989
Watercolour on paper
7 x 10.5 in (18 x 26.7 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings , Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 199

(Set of four)

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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