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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

Homes I made / a life in 9 lines



Zarina Hashmi first experimented with printmaking in the 1960s, and has since adopted various printing techniques in her body of work. Over time, she has sophisticated her aesthetic as a printmaker, conveying layers of meaning through images built with an economy of line and form. Hashmi has always engaged with the politics of space and its crossings. Mirroring her own extensive travels and the multiple meanings that the word 'home' has for her,...



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  Lot 101 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Rs 12,00,000
$20,000

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Zarina Hashmi
Homes I made / a life in 9 lines

a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
a - i) 13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
j) 5 x 5 in (12.7 x 12.7 cm)

Fifth from a limited edition of twenty prints (each), and one uneditioned print (j)

(Set of nine and one uneditioned cover plate printed in black on Arches Cover white paper)

Title:
a) Planted a Garden of Roses from Aligarh: New Delhi 1961-1963
b) A Room of Four and a Half Tatami: Tokyo 1974
c) An Uncertain Time: Bonn 1971-1972
d) First Home: Bangkok 1958-1961
e) A Space to Hide Forever: New York 1976
f) Watched the Seine Flow by and Waited for Him to Come Home: Paris 1963-1967
g) A Room of my Own: New Delhi 1968-1974
h) Edge of Temporariness: Los Angeles 1975-1976
i) Horizontal Blue Line: Santa Cruz 1992-1997
j) Cover plate

PROVENANCE:
Bodhi Art, India


EXHIBITED & PUBLISHED:
Queens Museum of Art, New York, 1997 (another from the edition)
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California, 2001 (another from the edition)
Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006, Bodhi Art, Mumbai, 2007 (another from the edition)

EXHIBITED:
The Ten Thousand Things, Luhring Augustine, Paris, 2009 (another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


 









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