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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Germination



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 33 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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Winning Bid
$336,898
Rs 1,81,92,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Germination

Signed and dated in English (lower center and verso)
1995
Acrylic on canvas
47 x 47 in (119.4 x 119.4 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Recent Works: SH Raza, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2010
Metamorphosis, Aryan Art Gallery, New Delhi, Mumbai and Hong Kong, 2006
Raza, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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