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Surendran Nair
ThINNER Voice (Cuckoonebulopolis)


"I was never religious, but I always loved the artistic works of the religious imagination."
- SURENDRAN NAIR

Surendran Nair's monumental paintings straddle the line between traditional and contemporary imagery, containing a multitude of references ranging from classical mythology and literature, to pop culture and current politics. Imbued with his unique sense of humour, they are gentle subversions of expected symbols,...



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  Lot 3 of 47  

CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART: A SELECTION FROM THE AMAYA COLLECTION
4-5 DECEMBER 2018

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$26,087
Rs 18,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
ThINNER Voice (Cuckoonebulopolis)
Inscribed, dated and signed ''thINNER VOICE (CUCKOONEBULOPOLIS)' - 2003/ Surendran/03' (on the reverse)
2003
Oil on canvas
82.25 x 41 in (208.9 x 104 cm)

EXHIBITED
Under the Skin of Simulation: Three Contemporary Painters From India, Berlin: The Fine Art Resource, 15 September - 3 October 2003

PUBLISHED
Amrita Jhaveri and Priya Jhaveri (ed.), A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Indian Artists, Mumbai: India Book House, 2005, p. 137 (illustrated)
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Itinerant Mythologies: Surendran Nair, Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 2009, p. 74 (illustrated)
Gayatri Sinha ed., Voices of Change: 20 Indian Artists, Mumbai: The Marg Foundation, 2010, p. 55 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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