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Explained: Artist SH Raza and his universe around the bindu

One of India’s foremost modernists, Syed Haider Raza developed a language of art rooted in Indian tradition but also influenced by his worldview. The bindu was to become the center of his universe – the epicentre of his maze of geometric patterns and also his abstract landscapes – through which he introduced the world to Indian spiritual iconography. On his birth centenary, today (February ...

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‘Gestation’ by S.H. Raza – Astaguru’s Modern Indian Art Auction

A brief look at one of the most important and largest artworks ever made by the legendary Indian artist S.H. Raza titled 'Gestation', part of Astaguru's Modern Indian Art Auction on December 21-22, 2018. Visit https://www.astaguru.com/ to view full catalogue from our Modern Indian Art Auction on December 21-22, 2018. Download the Astaguru app: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/astaguru/id1200185241?ls=1&mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.astaguru&hl=en You can also visit us on: ...

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Curator Sara Raza Is Working on a Mid-Career Survey of Ahmed Mater and Consulting Her Turkic Recipes

The curator Sara Raza has spent much of the past few months doing what she does best: organizing exhibitions and serving as a locus of art-industry activity. Formerly a Guggenheim UBS MAP curator for the Middle East and North Africa, she has also curated exhibitions for the Rubin Museum of Art in New York; was public programs curator at Tate Modern in London; and currently teaches ...

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Sayed Haider Raza: An artist who was a grateful heir to the plurality, richness and depth of Indian civilisation

Written by Ashok Vajpeyi | Updated: July 24, 2020 10:03:06 am Raza’s early French-period works were largely cityscapes and he later painted “inscapes”. (Express photo: Ravi Kanojia/ File) When he wrote “I will bring my time” in a love letter to Janine Mongillat, a French artist who became his life-companion in 1959, Sayed Haider Raza was not making an aesthetic boast but a gentle ...

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