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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

Homes I Made / A Life in Nine 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. In her works, “…Zarina draws upon the poetics of space and the politics of cultural migration to inscribe her memories of the people, places and things she has...

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  Lot 38 of 120  

16-17 MARCH 2011


Winning Bid
Rs 7,40,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


Zarina Hashmi
Homes I Made / A Life in Nine Lines

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
Chin Colle on handmade Nepalese paper
15.5 x 14.5 in (each)
39.4 x 36.8 cm (each)

(Set of nine)

Ninth from a limited edition of twenty prints

Title: Homes I Made / A Life in Nine Lines
a) First Home: Bangkok 1958-1961
b) Planted a garden of roses from Aligarh: New Delhi 1961-1963
c) Watched The Seine flow by and waited for him to come home: Paris 1963-1967
d) A room of my own: New Delhi 1968-1974
e) An uncertain time: Bonn 1971-1972
f) A room of four and a half Tatami: Tokyo 1974
g) Edge of temporariness: Los Angeles 1975-1976
h) A horizontal blue line: Santa Cruz 1992-1997
i) A space to hide forever: New York 1976.

Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006, Bodhi Art, Mumbai, 2007
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California, 2001
Queens Museum of Art, New York, 1997

The Ten Thousand Things, Luhring Augustine, Paris, 2009

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


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