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Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was among the leading artists who sought to explore a post-Independence Indian identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai before pursuing his interest in art to Santiniketan in 1944, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij for four years. In 1955, Subramanyan was awarded a...



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  Lot 26 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
1964-66
Marker pen on paper
12 x 18 in (30.4 x 45.7 cm)

b) Untitled
1964-66
Marker pen on paper
12 x 18 in (30.4 x 45.7 cm)

(Set of two)

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

EXHIBITED
The Ambivalent Gesture, Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 19 February 2018; Patna: Bihar Museum, 29 September - 16 October 2019

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

PUBLISHED
The Ambivalent Gesture, Kolkata: Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2019

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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