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Sayed-Haider Raza

My inspiration comes to me through the thoughts of others, painters or musicians, such that Ustad said: look with your ears and listen with your eyes.

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The painter Sayed-Haider Raza was born in Barbaria, Madhya Prudesh in India in 1922. He spent his childhood with his father, a forestry worker in the still virgin forests of central India. It is this environment that undoubtedly forms the ‘archives’ of his memory and permits him to develop a strong and intuitive sensibility. After his training at the School of Fine Arts in Nagpur in 1939, he . . .

11 work(s) available

Composition IX
Raza V
Raza IV
Raza II
Raza I
Composition VIII
Composition VI
Composition III
Composition II
Composition I

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Bindu : Space and time in Raza's vision », G. Sen, Media Transasia, 1997
  • « Raza », Ashok Vajpeyi, Ravi Kumar Publisher, Paris, 2002
  • « Raza, an Introduction to his painting », M. Imbert, Rainbow Publishers, 2003
  • « Mandalas », O. Germain-Thomas, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris, 2004
  • « Passion: Life and art of Raza », A. Vajpeyi, Ed. Rajkamal Books, N.Delhi, 2005
  • « A life in art: S.-H. Raza », Ashok Vajpeyi, Ed. Art Alive Gallery, 2007
  • « Raza selected works », A. Vajpeyi, National Gal. of Modern Art, N. Dehli, 2007
  • « Raza », Alain Bonfand, Les Editions de la Différence, Paris, 2008
  • « Raza's Bindu », R. khoda et V. Pei, coll. Art exploration, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • « Raza by Raza », Faridabad, Hry, India, 2006
  • « My Dear : Letters between S.H. Raza and K. Khanna », Ed. Vadehra Art Gallery, 2013
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