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S H Raza
Gestation


The present lot belongs to a decade in S H Raza's oeuvre when the artist continued to explore geometric forms and the motif of the bindu in his paintings-a preoccupation that began in the late 1970s, marking a significant shift in his style. The central black circle or bindu is a metaphor for the origin of all life in Hindu philosophy, from which "a whole series of different climates of thought can be created," in addition to...



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S H Raza
Gestation
Signed, inscribed and dated 'RAZA/ ''GESTATION''/ 1989' (on the reverse)
1989
Acrylic on canvas
47.25 x 23.5 in (120 x 60 cm)

This work will be included in the forthcoming SH RAZA, Catalogue Raisonnè, (1972 - 1989) by Anne Macklin on behalf of The Raza Foundation, New Delhi.

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Acquired from Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai
Formerly in the Collection of Pinakin Patel
Property from a Private Corporate Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 


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