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Surendran Nair
Doctrine of the Forest: An Actor at Play (Cuckoonebulopolis)


An ardent observer and commentator on identity and sociopolitical change, Surendran Nair draws his images from the abundant global archive of historical, religious, mythological, literary, political and artistic facts, practices and traditions that he maintains. The artist’s provocative canvases link previously unrelated elements from these annals to push the limits of his viewers’ notions of identity, community and reality.

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  Lot 72 of 140  

SPRING AUCTION 2008
12-13 MARCH 2008

Estimate
$144,740 - 171,060
Rs 55,00,120 - 65,00,280


Winning Bid
$558,969
Rs 2,12,40,822

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
Doctrine of the Forest: An Actor at Play (Cuckoonebulopolis)
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2007
Oil on canvas
71 x 47 in (180.3 x 119.4 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Sakshi Gallery at Art Miami, Miami, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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