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Surendran Nair
(1956)

The Magic Square



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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  Lot 110 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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$37,548
Rs 27,78,552

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
The Magic Square

Inscribed, dated and signed 'THE MAGIC SQUARE/ 1995/ (collaboration with Mithun)/ Surendran' and bearing 'Sixth Bharat Bhavan Biennial of Contemporary Indian Art - 1996 label' (on the reverse)
1995
Acrylic and oil on canvas
58.75 x 58.75 in (149 x 149 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
Itinerant Mythologies: Surendran Nair, Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 2006, pp.146-147 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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