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S H Raza
Nil Kanth


"By very simple means, I am convinced, one can attain infinity."
- S H RAZA

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Raza began to frequently travel to India, and this prompted him to question the "Indianness" of his work. The period of travel and self-reflexivity that followed ushered in a deeper engagement with forms, colours and philosophies rooted in his home country. The shift from his earlier gestural style to this...



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  Lot 37 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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S H Raza
Nil Kanth
Signed and dated 'RAZA '02' (lower centre); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA/ 2002/ "Nil Kanth"' and titled in Devnagari (on the reverse)
2002
Acrylic on canvas
47.25 x 47.25 in (120 x 120 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Saffronart, 16-17 June 2010, lot 40
Property from an Important Private Collection, Dubai

PUBLISHED
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., Understanding Raza: Many Ways of Looking at a Master, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2013, p. 333 (illustrated)
S H Raza: The Journey of a Master, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2014, pp. 200-201 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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