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Surendran Nair
(1956)

The Scorpio Act



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 46 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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Winning Bid
$4,444
Rs 2,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
The Scorpio Act

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1999
Watercolour on handmade paper
21.5 x 29 in (54.6 x 73.7 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art, Kunstmuseum, Bern, 2007-08

EXHIBITED:
Art Inc, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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