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Balan Nambiar

Balan Nambiar’s engagement with materiality

NOVEMBER 12, ON THIS DAY Balan Nambiar is a contemporary artist and scholar who works in a variety of media, including painting, enamelling, photography, research and sculpture. He is renowned for his large-scale sculptures, which are typically composed of materials like bronze, mild steel, stainless steel, and fiber-reinforced concrete. He also uses machine technology and …

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Man of steel… and much more! This sculptor, photographer and enamellist was born today

November 12, On This Day With over six decades of rich experience as a prolific Indian painter, sculptor, enamellist, photographer and an academic researcher, Balan Nambiar was born on November 12, 1937 in Kerala’s Kannapuram, and turned 84 this year. His most extensive body of work is as a sculptor, and he has worked with …

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