Surendran Nair

Born in 1956 in Onkkoor, Kerala, Surendran Nair did his BFA (Painting) from College of Fine Arts, Kerala in 1982 and Post Diploma (Printmaking) from M.S.U. Baroda four years later.

The artist, well known internationally, uses a mixture of traditional and contemporary imagery, including cinema posters and political graffiti, in his work. His paintings can be, in turn, mischievous, ironic and quizzical as they inject a gentle...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Montalvo Artist Residency, Montalvo Center for the Arts, Sartoga,...
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    USD payement only Lot 94 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Still Life (for...

    Watercolour on paper

    30 x 22.25 in

    Winning bid
    $3,000
    Rs 2,07,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 95 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Darwaza Kholo...

    Watercolour on paper

    50 x 72.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,440
    Rs 7,20,360
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 6 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Sparrow (From...

    Oil on canvas

    23 x 17.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,145
    Rs 7,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Contemporary Indian Art: A Selection from the Amaya Collection 4-5 December 2018

    Surendran Nair

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $6,957
    Rs 4,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 23 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    19.75 x 13.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,424
    Rs 98,280
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 84 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Portrait of...

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 9.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,391
    Rs 96,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 68 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 10-11 July 2018

    Surendran Nair

    Study for...

    Watercolour on paper

    62.5 x 43.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,083
    Rs 2,77,664
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 107 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 10-11 July 2018

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Oil on paper

    20.75 x 27.75 in

    Winning bid
    $7,327
    Rs 4,98,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 5 works

    Lot 4 Details

    BAPU. 15 Jan-16 Feb 2009

    Surendran Nair

    Tathaagata...

    Oil on canvas

    118 x 88 in




    Lot 310 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

    20.5 x 12 in




    Lot 311 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

    16.5 x 20 in




    Lot 312 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Attamulachi or...

    Watercolour on paper

    12.25 x 9 in




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