K. G. Subramanyan

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Full NameKalpathi Ganpathi Subramanyan (K. G. Subramanyan)
Place of BirthKuthuparamba, Kerala, India
Death29 June 2016
Place of DeathVadodara, Gujarat, India
EducationVisva-Bharati University
OccupationPainter, sculptor, muralist, printmaker, writer, academic
MovementContextual Modernism, Baroda Group
Awards– Padma Shree
– Kalidas Samman
– Padma Bhushan
– Padma Vibhushan
Influences– Folk art from Kerala
– Kalighat painting and Pattachitra from Bengal and Odisha
– Indian court paintings
Notable Contributions– Active involvement in the freedom struggle with Gandhian ideology
– Significant contributions to the Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU Vadodara

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