Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Raqib Shaw

 (born 1974)
Raqib Shaw is active/lives in England, India.  Raqib Shaw is known for visionary, violent image painting and sculpture.

Biography   Raqib Shaw


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 explosive and gruesome in its debauchery. Fusing an array of vibrantly painted flora and fauna, Shaw creates an eco-system inhabited by figures such as phallus-headed birds, bug-eyed butterfly catchers, reptilian warriors or monkeys holding parasols, anthrop   ...  Displaying 750 of 1992 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Raqib Shaw

People viewing  Raqib Shaw  also view


Frederick Sandback


Terence Koh
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Raqib Shaw


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS III
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Raqib Shaw

Consider a subscription!  More info



Arrival of the Horse King from the series Paradise Lost, 2011-2012
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Raqib Shaw

Consider a subscription!  More info



Absence of God II (diptych-2)
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Raqib Shaw

Consider a subscription!  More info