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S H Raza
Maha Bharata


Non-representative art, particularly in India, is often understood as a means of repudiating worldly pleasure and pain. 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 through a dynamic interplay between these...



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  Lot 62 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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$210,000
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S H Raza
Maha Bharata
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
2007
Acrylic on canvas
44 x 56.5 in (111.8 x 143.5 cm)


EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Raza - A Retrospective, Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, New York, 2007

PUBLISHED:
Raza, Alain Bonfand, Editions de la Difference, Paris, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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