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Limited Edition Serigraph printed in 58 colours on paper. This serigraph was published in an edition size of 60. This item will be shipped unframed, in a roll. The paper size is 36 x 30 inch, Image size is 29 x 25 inch. The print is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
One of the pioneers of Indian modern art, Indian painter K.G Subramanyan was born in 1924 in Kerala. He is a recipient of the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2012 and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata was bestowed upon him in 2005.
Subramanyan graduated from Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University in 1948, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij. In 1956, he received the British Council Research Fellowship and briefly studied at the Slade School of Art, University of London. Subramanyan was a lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts in M.S. University, Baroda for several years.
His works have been exhibited in several solo shows throughout his career. Using his in-depth knowledge of various artistic traditions, Subramanyan created images of wit and eroticism. His works are universal in their appeal in spite of drawing heavily from Indian legends and folklore. Not only an acclaimed artist, Subramanyan was also a prolific writer, teacher, art historian and scholar. He passed away in June 2016 at the age of 92.
Limited Edition Prints are a series of identical prints of an artwork, commissioned by the artist. Restricted to a one-time printing of a certain number of pieces, each print is numbered and signed by the artist, establishing its’ authenticity.
Because the number of prints is limited, signed prints of acclaimed artists hold value, and can be investment-worthy, just like original works of art. Christie’s and Sotheby’s – the world’s two most renowned auction houses – hold auctions exclusively for prints. A Pablo Picasso print sold for US$1.7 million in 2010!
There are different techniques in printmaking, including offset printing, digital printing, lithography and serigraphy. Serigraphy, or silk screen printing is considered one of the most sophisticated techniques. In this process, thick, opaque colours are passed through the screen, creating prints with vibrant colours and beautiful textures, that make the artwork look just like a painting.
Works by any artist are limited, and prints are a fantastic way for acclaimed artists, to make their art available to a larger number of people. This makes limited edition prints popular amongst new art buyers as well as seasoned art collectors.
|Medium:||Serigraph (Silk Screen on Paper)|
|Size:||36 x 30 inches|
|Edition:||Limited Edition of 60|
|Colors:||Printed in 58 colors|
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