Raqib Shaw

October 31, 2009 § 1 Comment

Today I learned about India-born artist Raqib Shaw from a client. Represented by White Cube and with exhibitions held at the MOMA and Tate, this 35-year-old painter works in very intricate imagery, often with a violent and sexual content. Largely inspired by fifteenth-century artist Hieronymus Bosch, his paintings resemble kimonos, tapestry, Persian miniatures, jewellry. Rich with enamel and gold leaf, his creatures and plants float on a luxurious landscape.

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