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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)

Windows - 1968



Subramanyan's "Window series" are to be viewed as more than just a summation of nine panels. The concept of his Rabindralaya mural from 1955 seems to have been subverted-the work had a narrative element to it on closer inspection. The inception of the grid form for the "Windows series" was from the modular repetitiveness of that mural. Recognising the voyeuristic possibilities offered by a structural arrangement of several panels to form a...



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  Lot 82 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Windows - 1968

Signed in Tamil (lower left)
1965
Oil on plywood
54 x 54 in (137.2 x 137.2 cm)

The work comprises of nine plywood panels

PROVENANCE:
From an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
K.G. Subramanyan: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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