Raqib Shaw | the artist




The artist Raqib Shaw
Born 1974, Calcutta, India.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Gwangju Biennale, Sydney Biennale,


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Raised in Kashmir, Raqib Shaw’s ancestry has shaped his richly layered paintings. His family are carpet makers and shawl traders and Shaw grew up immersed in antique carpets and the incredible Jamevar shawls of the area…
The Garden of Earthly Delights X’
Garden of Earthly Delights VI’
Raqib Shaw’s extraordinary paintings captivate the eye with their rich colours and intricate detail. Yet beneath their glittering surfaces lies a fantasy world simmering with erotic tension and violence…
Garden of Earthly Delights X


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