Saleem Arif QuadriLandscape of Longing 1997-1999

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Artist
Saleem Arif Quadri (born 1949)
Title
Landscape of Longing
Date 1997-1999
Medium7 works on wood, muslin, acrylic paint and oil paint
Dimensionsdisplayed: 2100 x 4200 x 65 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with assistance from Gylla Godwin in memory of her late husband Harry Godwin 2001
Reference
T07710
Not on display

Summary

Saleem Arif was born in Hyderabad, India and arrived in Britain aged seventeen when his family emigrated in the 1960s. He studied at Birmingham School of Art and then the Royal College in London. On graduating in 1975, he returned to India to rediscover the country he had known as a child. In the following years he travelled widely in North Africa, Europe and the Asian sub-continent, his work fusing and assimilating the influences of Eastern and Western cultures, including his own Indian and Islamic background… (read more)

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