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 Raqib Shaw  (1974 - )

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Lived/Active: England/India      Known for: visionary, violent image painting and sculpture

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1974 (Kashmir, India)
 
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England/India

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visionary, violent image painting and sculpture

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Raqib Shaw’'s gloriously opulent paintings suggest a fantastical world full of intricate detail, rich colour, and jewel-like surfaces, all masking the intense violent and sexual nature of its imagery. Inspired by Hieronymous Bosch’'s fifteenth century visionary triptych, Shaw’'s series of works similarly titled ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ celebrate a society free of any moral restraint. Populated with a wealth of hybrid creatures, Shaw portrays a dizzying scene of erotic hedonism, both explosiv (showing 500 of 1992 characters).



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