When God first made the animals
he made them all alike
K. G. Subramanyan
8.5 x 9 inches, 28pp 2008
ISBN : 9788170460138
Rs 75.00 (PB)
A set of ten illuminated books, written, designed and illustrated by the artist, in which he uses modern fables to communicate important messages about civilization and humanity.
When God first made the animals he made them all alike : A fable about how the animals, once one single family, chose to divide themselves into species, and discovered distrust and violence in the process, 'so now they snarl at each other when they meet.'
K. G. Subramanyan is a veteran artist who has worked with a wide range of media and materials, exhibiting extensively both within and outside the country. A major retrospective of his work was held at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, in 2003. He has been part of the arts faculty at Baroda and is Professor Emeritus at Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan. His writings on art have been published widely.