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Syed Haider Raza

 (1922 - 2016)
Syed Haider Raza was active/lived in India, France.  Syed Raza is known for abstract, highly colored painting: landscape, circle shapes, symbolism.

Syed Haider Raza

Syed Haider Raza Alais S.H. Raza (born 22 February 1922) is an eminent Indian artist who has lived and worked in France since 1950, but maintains strong ties with India.

His works are mainly abstracts in oil or acrylic, with a very rich use of color, replete with icons from Indian cosmology as well as its philosophy.  He was awarded the Padma Shri and Fellowship of the Lalit Kala Akademi in 1981 and Padma Bhushan in 2007.

He became India's priciest modern artist on June 10, 2010 when a seminal work, 'Saurashtra' by the 88-year-old sold for Rs 16.42 crore ($3,486,965) at a Christie's auction .

Syed Haider Raza was born in Babaria,[6] Mandla district, Madhya Pradesh, to Sayed Mohammed Razi, the De  ...  Displaying 750 of 33291 characters.

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About  Syed Haider Raza

Born:  1922 - Babaria, Madhya Pradesh, British India
Died:   2016 - Delhi, India
Known for:  abstract, highly colored painting: landscape, circle shapes, symbolism