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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

Debris of Destruction



Zarina Hashmi, who preferred to be known as simply ‘Zarina’, was barely ten years old when she witnessed the horrors of the Partition of India. Accordingly, she developed an early interest in the politics of home, space and migration - themes she would later explore in great detail in her decades-long artistic career.

Raised in Aligarh, India, Zarina travelled extensively through Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, and her...



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  Lot 59 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 42,00,000
$56,376

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Zarina Hashmi
Debris of Destruction

Signed and dated 'Zarina 2016' (lower right) and inscribed 'Debris of Destruction' (lower left)
2016
Collage with pewter leaf on Somerset Antique paper Mounted on Somerset textured Cream paper
Image size: 30.25 x 22 in (77 x 56 cm)
Sheet size: 32.5 x 24 in (82.5 x 61 cm)

This is a unique work

PROVENANCE
Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Private Collection, Maharashtra

EXHIBITED
Zarina: Weaving Darkness and Silence, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 2 February - 3 March 2018

PUBLISHED
Sadia Shirazi, Zarina: Weaving Darkness and Silence, New Delhi: Gallery Espace Art Pvt. Ltd., 2018, unpaginated (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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