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K G Subramanyan
Untitled


K G Subramanyan was a painter, muralist, sculptor, printmaker, as well as a writer and illustrator of children's books. In a constantly evolving artistic career, the versatile artist experimented with a variety of forms, artistic styles and mediums. Indian folk stories an d mythic characters have been the focus of Subramanyan's work since the 1980s. "His engagement with the popular arts taught him that mythic images were not conceptualised and...



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  Lot 17 of 84  

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8-9 APRIL 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '08' (lower right); inscribed and dated 'K G Subramanyan/ 2008' (on the reverse)
2008
Gouache on paper
13.75 x 12 in (35 x 30.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Seagull Empire, Kolkata
Property of a Lady, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Recent Works by K. G. Subramanyan 2009, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Akar Prakar and Aakriti Art Gallery at Santiniketan: Nandan Art Gallery, Kala Bhavan; Ahmedabad: Amdavad Ni Gufa; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery; Kolkata: The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, Aakriti Art Gallery and Akar Prakar, February - April 2009

PUBLISHED
Deepak Bhattacharya, Subhalakshmi Shukla and Uma Dasgupta, Recent Works by K. G. Subramanyan 2009, Kolkata: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2009, p. 90 (illustrated)

Category: Painting


 









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