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Surendran Nair
An Anamorphic Collection of Strange Wounds


In envisioning the present lot, Surendran Nair has accessed early twentieth century philosophy and art history, particularly Dadaist and Surrealist teachings and the historical development of innovative artistic devices. Adopting anamorphism, an artistic technique popularized during the Renaissance by artists like Hans Holbein, to present his contemporary version of Surrealism, the artist uses this canvas to comment on identity, violence and...



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24-HOUR CONTEMPORARY AUCTION
2-3 FEBRUARY 2011

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Surendran Nair
An Anamorphic Collection of Strange Wounds
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1995
Acrylic and oil on canvas
71.5 x 47.5 in (181.6 x 120.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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