Nikhil Chopra is a performance artist whose work generally centers on the remnants of India’s colonial past. Deeply influenced by his Kashmiri identity, Chopra creates characters that are not fixed in time or space, not historically accurate, yet immensely real and endearing. As a performance artist, Chopra collapses the boundaries between theatre and several other artistic endeavours, including set design, costume and makeup design, and...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2007 International Performance Art Residency, Khoj, New Delhi
  • 2003 Edith Fergus Gilmore Materials Grant, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2002 Preparing Studio Art Faculty Program Grant, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2001 Graduate Teaching Associate, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2000 Santa Farinella Sangiamo Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Maryland
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    Lot 4 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Nikhil Chopra

    Lands, Waters...

    Watercolour, charcoal and pastel on paper

    12.5 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,667
    Rs 4,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 79 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art 24 February 2016

    Nikhil Chopra

    Photograph on paper

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    Winning bid
    $8,824
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 38 Details

    Kochi Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction 7 April 2015

    Nikhil Chopra

    Rouge

    Digital print on archival paper

    35 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,607
    Rs 2,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 35 Details

    EDITIONS 24-Hour Auction 18-19 May 2011

    Nikhil Chopra

    Untitled (from...

    Digital photographic print on Epson ultrasmooth fine art paper

    31.5 x 44.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,715
    Rs 2,05,103
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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