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India’s most celebrated artists S.H. Raza Arts

SYED HAIDER RAZA (S.H. Raza) is a statement that will always be etched in the annals of Indian Art. His paintings, with their mellifluous colours, resonate considering a determined glowing intensity, making him one of Indias most much-admired artists.

Born upon 22nd February 1922 in Babaria, Madhya Pradesh, Raza conventional the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan. He was furthermore conferred taking into account the highest French civilian honour, the Commandeur de la Legion dhonneur. His paintings La Terre and Saurashtra are along between the most costly works ever sold by an Indian performer, at Rs. 18.61 crores (happening for USD 31 million) and Rs. 16.42 crores (on the subject of USD 25 million) respectively. This as well as makes limited edition prints of Razas paintings hugely popular surrounded by art lovers.

In 1950, Raza left India for Paris to testing at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts. He became the first non-French artist to be awarded the Prix de la Critique in 1956. Influenced by his various travels across Europe, Razas style evolved from painting expressionistic landscapes to abstract images of rustic French villages. His venerated paintings A Village , Bindu and SAURASHTRA Etc

Raza married French artist Janine Mongillat in 1959 and upon a request from her mother selected to stay upon in France. In the six decades that he lived in France, the signature Indianness in Razas paintings took influence. His esteem for Indian ethnography, colours and spiritualism grew in significance.

Bindu Art

Razas artistic journey always revolved in the region of form and the use of ably-to-get sticking to of Indian colour. Its exposure to feel regarding canvas evolved once than each phase, and his yet to be landscapes drew inspiration from his memories of childhood spent in the forests of Madhya Pradesh. In the 1970’s, Raza moved to painting true geometrical forms. The Bindu or dot, became the focal improvement and a repetitive fable in his motion. The Bindu encapsulates his gate to art an exploration into spirituality and as the seed from which foundation evolves into various shapes and forms.

Raza until the call off of time journeyed together along surrounded by India and France in search of deeper meaning and penetration into spiritual concepts. He incorporated the triangle and symbols of male-female moving picture in his works, each once a corresponding Sanskrit title. His individualism lay in the way he instinctively juxtaposed colour to create contract or battle surrounded by the various elements.

The most amazing aspect of Razas computer graphics, was the amazing faith he has in his show. His favourite quote, “Maano to Shankar, na maano to kankar”, means to one who has faith, a stone can represent God and to one who doesnt, it is but a stone

This faith, ashore in his sound ties taking into account India is perhaps why he returned to his motherland after all his years in France. Even in his 90s, once he was residing in New Delhi, S.H. Raza painted each and every one daylight, creating everlasting pieces of art that reverberate behind his spirituality and enigmatic quest for meaning. S.H. Raza left us for heavenly abode about July 23, 2016.

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