Rasheed Araeen

born 1935

Rasheed Araeen, ‘Bismullah’ 1988
Bismullah 1988
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Biography

Rasheed Araeen (Urdu: رشید آرائیں‎; born 1935) is a London-based conceptual artist, sculptor, painter, writer, and curator. He graduated in civil engineering from the NED University of Engineering and Technology in 1962, and has been working as a visual artist since his arrival in London from Pakistan in 1964.

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Artworks

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Rasheed Araeen's Zero to Infinity

An inanimate structure comes to life

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Rasheed Araeen in conversation

This is a special opportunity to hear Araeen talk about his work and the key role played by his deep ...
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Rasheed Araeen: Bismullah

Research interview. Andrew Wilson (Curator of Modern & Contemporary British Art) and Melanie Rolfe (Sculpture Conservator) interview Rasheed Araeen about ...

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Rasheed Araeen: 3Y + 3B

Research interview Andrew Wilson (Curator of Modern & Contemporary British Art) and Melanie Rolfe (Sculpture Conservator) interview Rasheed Araeen about ...

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Rasheed Araeen: Zero to Infinity

Research interview. Andrew Wilson (Curator of Modern & Contemporary British Art) and Melanie Rolfe (Sculpture Conservator) interview Rasheed Araeen about ...

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British black arts movement

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The Other Story and the Past Imperfect

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