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"From 1959 to 1961 Subramanyan shifted base to Bombay to join the Weavers' Service Centre at the instance of Pupul Jayakar. Once there, his improvisatory instincts opened a new chapter in the textile history of modern India. He discovered large stocks of inexpensive plaid lying unsold. In this so-called Bleeding Madras textile, the reds and blacks bled, so he adapted a technique of discharge printing upon the checkered plaid and superimposed...



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  Lot 13 of 120  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Ink on paper
9.75 x 14.75 in (24.7 x 37.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Ink on paper
9.75 x 14.75 in (24.7 x 37.4 cm)

c) Untitled
Ink on paper
9.75 x 14.75 in (24.7 x 37.4 cm)

d) Untitled
Ink on paper
9.75 x 14.75 in (24.7 x 37.4 cm)

e) Untitled
Ink on paper
9.75 x 14.75 in (24.7 x 37.4 cm)

(Set of five)

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

EXHIBITED
IMPACT: design thinking and the visual arts in young India, Mumbai: Chatterjee & Lal,
6 September - 20 October 2018

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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