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"Subramanyan's fantastic images are in many ways the visual equivalents of the literary genre 'magic realism'. Originally associated with Latin American literature, magic realism and become a subject of its own expanding discourse. It has also been identified by some artistic, literary and postcolonial theorists as a particularly valuable method for subaltern writers and artists because it challenges genre distinctions and universalizing...



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  Lot 116 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$4,500
Rs 3,24,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Circa 2000s
Gouache on paper
7 x 7 in (17.7 x 17.7 cm)

b) Untitled
2002
Gouache on paper
11.5 x 11 in (29.2 x 29.2 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Drawings, Mumbai: The Guild, p. 331

(Set of two)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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