M Sivanesan’s works are a reflection of his personal moods, rather than an attempt at making a profound statement. Fascinated with the human subject, Sivanesan works mainly with figurative compositions. Born in Madras (now Chennai) in 1940, Sivanesan would grow up to pursue art and graduate from the Madras Government College of Arts and Crafts in 1956. In 1962, he won an award at International Inter Church, New York. He has exhibited widely in...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1962 International Inter Church, New York
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    Lot 15 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    10.5 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $440
    Rs 31,680
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 88 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    48 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $5,772
    Rs 4,15,584
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 78 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    46.75 x 46.75 in

    Winning bid
    $6,660
    Rs 4,86,180
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 11 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    72.5 x 51.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,685
    Rs 7,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 9 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 29 June 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on mount board

    26 x 16.25 in

    Winning bid
    $889
    Rs 63,120
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 49 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 25 May 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    36 x 24 in

    Winning bid
    $1,560
    Rs 1,12,320
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 May 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on mount board

    9.75 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $230
    Rs 16,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 6 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 27 April 2021

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on printed paper

    11.5 x 8.75 in

    Winning bid
    $363
    Rs 26,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 130 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    7.5 x 7 in




    Lot 131 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    8 x 7 in




    Lot 132 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    9 x 6.5 in




    Lot 133 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    M Sivanesan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    7.5 x 7 in







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