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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    Lot 110 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    Surendran Nair

    The Magic Square

    Acrylic and oil on canvas

    58.75 x 58.75 in

    Winning bid
    $37,548
    Rs 27,78,552
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 116 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    Surendran Nair

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    Winning bid
    $8,333
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 74 Details

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

    Surendran Nair

    Hopscotch...

    Oil on canvas

    71 x 71 in

    Winning bid
    $49,315
    Rs 36,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    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 49 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 1 June 2021

    Surendran Nair

    Study for a Painting

    Inkjet print on paper

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    Winning bid
    $210
    Rs 14,910
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays: Prints and Photographs 6 April 2021

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

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    Winning bid
    $630
    Rs 45,360
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 44 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 9 February 2021

    Surendran Nair

    Darwaza Kholo...

    Watercolour on paper

    29.5 x 21.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,633
    Rs 1,17,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 37 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 January 2021

    Surendran Nair

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    Winning bid
    $1,770
    Rs 1,27,440
    (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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