After a brief period when he painted figurative works in the 1950s, Ram Kumar turned towards landscapes, which gradually became abstract in form and technique as the artist's vision evolved. According to critic Richard Bartholomew, "In the period from 1960-64 Ram alternated between the "literary" and the "pure" styles of abstraction. Colour and the complexity of imagery determined the mood of the painting. The years from 1960-64 comprised a...
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Signed and dated 'RAM KUMAR 70' (on the reverse)
49.25 x 49.25 in (125.4 x 125.4 cm)
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
India Modern: Narratives from 20th Century Indian Art, New York: DAG Modern, 18 March - 6 June 2015; New Delhi: DAG Modern, 13 July - 12 September 2015
Height of Figure: 6'