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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

Untitled (from the portfolio Home is a Foreign Place)

Born in Aligarh in 1937, Zarina Hashmi received a B.Sc. degree with honours from the city’s Muslim University in 1958 before she turned to the study of printmaking in India and then abroad. Between 1963 and 67 she studied printmaking with S. W. Hayter and Krishna Reddy at Atelier 17 in Paris, and in 1974 studied woodblock printing at Toshi Yoshido’s studio in Tokyo on a Japan Foundation Fellowship.

Hashmi has always engaged with the...

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  Lot 21 of 85  

19-20 JUNE 2013


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Zarina Hashmi
Untitled (from the portfolio Home is a Foreign Place)

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
Woodcuts with Urdu text printed in black on Kozo paper, mounted on Somerset paper
Block size:
7.5 x 5.5 in (each)
19.1 x 14 cm (each)
Sheet size:
16 x 13 in (each)
40.6 x 33 cm (each)

Tenth from a limited edition of twenty-five

(Set of six)

Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, USA

Zarina: Paper Like Skin, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2012, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2013, and the Art Insitute of Chicago, 2013 (others from the edition)
Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006, Bodhi Art, Mumbai, 2007 (others from the edition)

Everyone Agrees: Its About to Explode..., India Pavillion, Venice Biennale, 2011 (others from the edition)
Mind and Matter: Alternative Abstractions, 1940s to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2010 (others from the edition)
The Ten Thousand Things, Luhring Augustine, Paris, 2009 (others from the edition)
Home is a Foreign Place, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2005 (others from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


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