Acclaimed late painter SH Raza's deep admiration for Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings is reflected in a series of seven paintings which he executed in 2013 to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. These paintings will be unveiled as a set for the first time.
Conceptualised by Akar Prakar gallery, in collaboration with the Raza Foundation in a solo show titled "Gandhi in Raza," a series of seven rare paintings by the master will be unveiled as a set for the first time. A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings that SH Raza was admiring deeply, the paintings use subdued hues and motifs that are unusual in Raza’s works.
The inauguration of the show will be accompanied by the launch of an 80-page book by the chief guest, French Ambassador to India, H.E. Mr. Alexandre Ziegler.
The book contains reproductions of Raza’s works and essays by Gopal Krishna Gandhi and the poet Ashok Vajpeyi.