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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Tanava



Non-representative art, particularly in India, is often understood as a means of repudiating the worldly concerns of pleasure and pain, wealth and poverty. However, “Raza’s practice of symbolic abstraction has demonstrated that abstraction can also articulate an embracing of sringara, a joyous reaching-out experience. The abstractionist need not be a self-denying ascetic or a slave to the stimulations of the senses; rather, he can flourish...



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  Lot 53 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
$420,900
Rs 1,85,19,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Tanava

Signed and dated in English (lower left and verso)
2001
Acrylic on canvas
58.5 x 58.5 in (148.6 x 148.6 cm)

PUBLISHED:
A Life in Art: S.H. Raza, Ashok Vajpeyi, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi, 2007
Raza, Ashok Vajpeyi, Ravi Kumar Publishers, Paris, and Bookwise (India) Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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