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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Untitled



The abstract visual vocabulary that Ram Kumar perfected by the late 1960s was neither intended to startle his viewers, nor to disconnect the artist from them and the rest of the world. Instead, it demands a pause and deep reflection, forging a bond between the work and the viewer.

As Sham Lal explains, "Ram Kumar has no desire to shock or seduce the eye which makes so much of abstract art slide into the sensational or the decorative....



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  Lot 29 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

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Winning Bid
$145,848
Rs 75,84,096

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (verso)
1979
Oil on canvas
39.5 x 70 in (100.3 x 177.8 cm)

The proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit a private charitable trust

PROVENANCE:
From the Estate of a Private Charitable Trust

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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