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Surendran Nair
(1956)

Dangerous Delusions-The Scorpion Act:An Actor Resting inBetween the Performance of an Imaginary Play



An ardent observer and commentator on identity and sociopolitical change, Surendran Nair draws his images from the abundant global archive of historical, religious, mythological, literary, political and artistic facts, practices and traditions that he maintains. The artist's provocative canvases link previously unrelated elements from these annals to push the limits of his viewers' notions of identity, community and reality.

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  Lot 45 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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$15,384
Rs 8,30,736

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
Dangerous Delusions-The Scorpion Act:An Actor Resting inBetween the Performance of an Imaginary Play

Signed and dated in English (verso)
1999
Oil on canvas
24 x 71.5 in (61 x 181.6 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Embarkations: The Millenium Show, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 1999

PUBLISHED:
Itinerant Mythologies: Surendran Nair, Ranjit Hoskote, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2009

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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