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Talha Rathore
Their Bodies Turned to Gold


Talha Rathore, born 1970 in Gujranwala, Pakistan, graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore, in 1995, specializing in miniature painting. Currently based out of New York, where she moved in 1998, her work often poetically explores dichotomies and anxieties – of being an immigrant or belonging; of the natural and the manmade, especially in the series of works made on New York subway maps.

In her words, “I seek to unravel the...



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  Lot 52 of 70  

24 HOUR AUCTION: ART OF PAKISTAN
7-8 NOVEMBER 2012

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Talha Rathore
Their Bodies Turned to Gold
Signed and dated in Urdu (lower left)
2002
Gouache, collage, block printing and gold on Wasli
13.5 x 19 in (34.3 x 48.3 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Continuity and Change: Islamic Tradition in Contemporary Art, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 2007
Talha Rathore: Between Worlds, Bose Pacia Modern, New York, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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