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S H Raza
Kundalini


Raza's art was his chosen medium for expressing the spiritual life. He rooted his quest for metaphysical truths in the study of religious texts and literature. When he turned from gestural abstraction towards geometry in the late 70s, he claimed to have been reborn as an artist. The circle, which has, through the ages held a place of reverence in ancient cultures around the world, became a focal point of Raza's art. "Raza's paintings explore,...



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  Lot 49 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,40,00,000
$363,636

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Kundalini
Signed and dated 'RAZA 2000' (lower centre); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA / 2000 / "KUNDALINI"' and inscribed again in Devnagari (on the reverse)
2000
Acrylic on canvas
59 x 59 in (150 x 150 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Ashtha Nayak: The Living legends of Indian Contemporary Art, Mumbai: Tao Art Gallery, 21 January - 28 February 2001
Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, New York: Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, 12-16 May 2001

PUBLISHED:
Ian Findlay-Brown ed., Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, New York: Saffronart, 2001 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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