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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

Homes I made / a life in 9 lines



Born in Aligarh in 1937, Zarina Hashmi received a B.Sc. degree with honours from the city’s Muslim University in 1958 before she turned to the study of printmaking in India and then abroad. Between 1963 and 67 she studied printmaking with S. W. Hayter and Krishna Reddy at Atelier 17 in Paris, and in 1974 studied woodblock printing at Toshi Yoshido’s studio in Tokyo on a Japan Foundation Fellowship.

Hashmi has always engaged with the...



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  Lot 70 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$35,294

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Zarina Hashmi
Homes I made / a life in 9 lines

1997
a)
Planted a Garden of Roses from Aligarh: New Delhi 1961 - 1963
Inscribed 'New Delhi 1961-1963' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

b)
A Room of Four and a Half Tatami: Tokyo 1974
Inscribed 'Tokyo 1974' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

c)
An Uncertain Time: Bonn 1971 - 1972
Inscribed 'Bonn 1977-1972' (lower centre),signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

d)
First Home: Bangkok 1958 - 1961
Inscribed 'Bangkok 1958-1961' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

e)
A Space to Hide Forever: New York 1976
Inscribed 'New York 1976' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

f)
Watched the Seine Flow by and Waited for Him to Come Home: Paris 1963 - 1967
Inscribed 'Paris 1963-1967' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

g)
A Room of my Own: New Delhi 1968 - 1974
Inscribed 'New Delhi 1968-1974' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

h)
Edge of Temporariness: Los Angeles 1975 - 1976
Inscribed 'Los Angeles 1975-1976' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

i)
Horizontal Blue Line: Santa Cruz 1992 - 1997
Inscribed 'Santa Cruz 1992-1997' (lower centre), signed and dated 'Zarina 97' (lower right)
1997
Chine colle on handmade Nepalese paper
13.5 x 12.5 in (34.2 x 31.7 cm)
Seventh from a limited edition of twenty

j)
Untitled
1997
Print on Arches Cover paper
5 x 5 in (12.7 x 12.7 cm)
This is an uneditioned cover plate

(Set of ten)

EXHIBITED:
Out of India: Contemporary Art of the South Asian Diaspora, New York: Queens Museum of Art, 1997 (another from the edition)
Zarina: Mapping a Life, 1991-2001, Oakland: Mills College Art Museum, 2001 (another from the edition)
Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006, Mumbai: Bodhi Art, 2007 (another from the edition)
The Ten Thousand Things, Paris: Luhring Augustine, 2009 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Out of India: Contemporary Art of the South Asian Diaspora, exhibition catalogue, New York: Queens Museum of Art, 1997 (illustrated) (another from the edition)
Zarina: Mapping a Life, 1991-2001, Oakland: Mills College Art Museum exhibition catalogue, 2001 (illustrated) (another from the edition)
Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006, Mumbai: Bodhi Art exhibition catalogue, 2007 (illustrated, unpaginated) (another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


 









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