Surendran Nair

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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Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Montalvo Artist Residency, Montalvo Center for the Arts, Sartoga,...
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    Lot 23 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    19.75 x 13.75 in

    $2,900-4,350
    Rs 2,00,000- 3,00,000


    Lot 84 Details

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    Surendran Nair

    Portrait of...

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 9.75 in

    $1,160-1,740
    Rs 80,000- 1,20,000


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    Lot 6 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Surendran Nair

    Sparrow (From...

    Oil on canvas

    23 x 17.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,145
    Rs 7,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Contemporary Indian Art: A Selection from the Amaya Collection 4-5 December 2018

    Surendran Nair

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $6,957
    Rs 4,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    Contemporary Indian Art: A Selection from the Amaya Collection 4-5 December 2018

    Surendran Nair

    ThINNER Voice...

    Oil on canvas

    82.25 x 41 in

    Winning bid
    $26,087
    Rs 18,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 71 Details

    Summer Online Auction 6-7 June 2017

    Surendran Nair

    Corollary...

    Watercolour on paper

    25.5 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,720
    Rs 2,38,080
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 68 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Surendran Nair

    Study for...

    Watercolour on paper

    62.5 x 43.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,083
    Rs 2,77,664
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 107 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Oil on paper

    20.75 x 27.75 in

    Winning bid
    $7,327
    Rs 4,98,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 23 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Pen and pastel on paper

    20 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,111
    Rs 70,020
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 69 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Dry Pastel on paper

    15 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $660
    Rs 41,580
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 4 Details

    BAPU. 15 Jan-16 Feb 2009

    Surendran Nair

    Tathaagata...

    Oil on canvas

    118 x 88 in




    Lot 310 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

    20.5 x 12 in




    Lot 311 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

    16.5 x 20 in




    Lot 312 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Surendran Nair

    Attamulachi or...

    Watercolour on paper

    12.25 x 9 in




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