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"R Siva Kumar: Your use of colour in... recent work [has] a colour repertory that is more intense than usual; with reds that almost burn the eyes, phosphorescent greens and fluorescent blues and blazing oranges there is collision of complementary hues in many of them. You almost set up a clash between the colour and drawing in these paintings whereas in the past, even your brightest of paintings, colour was usually subsumed to drawing.
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  Lot 85 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$7,500
Rs 5,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Circa 1990s
Watercolour and crayon on paper
7.75 x 7.75 in (19.6 x 19.6 cm)

EXHIBITED
Drawings of Women, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts at Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 14 February 2017; Patna: Bihar Museum, 3 - 16 November 2017; Kolkata: Birla Academy of Art and Culture, 14 March - 14 April 2018; New Delhi: Art Heritage, 13 August - 9 September 2018; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery, 20 October - 1 November 2018; Ahmedabad: L&P Hutheesingh Visual Art Centre, 20 November - 2 December 2018

PUBLISHED
R Siva Kumar, Women Seen and Remembered: Drawings of Women by K G Subramanyan, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 2017, p. 129

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre and left)
1990s
Watercolour and crayon on paper
7.75 x 7.75 in (19.6 x 19.6 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1990s
Watercolour and crayon on paper
7.75 x 7.75 in (19.6 x 19.6 cm)

d) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1990s
Watercolour and crayon on paper
7.75 x 7.75 in (19.6 x 19.6 cm)

e) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1990s
Watercolour and crayon on paper
7.75 x 7.75 in (19.6 x 19.6 cm)

(Set of five)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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