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Surendran Nair
Prosthesis for a Pro-Aesthete (Cuckoonebulopolis)


Surendran Nair's ongoing suite of works, Cuckoonebulopolis, takes its name from the ideal world between heaven and earth that the Greek playwright Aristophanes first imagined in his satire, 'Birds'. Negotiating the tumultuous relationship between the ideal and the real, Nair creates a charged space on his canvases for his socio-political commentary. He explains, "Though the basic premise of imagining a utopia fascinates me, in the sense that it...



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  Lot 83 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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$10,116
Rs 5,66,496

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Surendran Nair
Prosthesis for a Pro-Aesthete (Cuckoonebulopolis)
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2001
Oil on canvas
41.5 x 29.5 in (105.4 x 74.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
Private Delhi Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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