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S H Raza
Le Maquis


- - In Le Maquis, meaning `scrub` or `bush` in French, Raza uses shades of yellow, brown and green to suggest a landscape overrun by tangled undergrowth. Also used loosely as `maze`, Le Maquis communicates an atmosphere in which nature is omnipresent and omnipotent. It is a presence that inspires respect, rendering the viewer diminutive and defenseless. Nevertheless, through a few breaks in the bush, patches of blue and white sky illuminate the scene
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S. H. RAZA

ARTWORK DETAILS

  • S H Raza
  • Le Maquis
  • Signed and dated in English (lower left and verso)
  • 1965
  • Acrylic  on  board
  • 49 x 58.5 inĀ (124.5 x 148.6 cm)
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Abstract




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