Raqib Shaw: ‘Taking craft to a crazy, romantic extreme’

The Indian-born, London-based artist's extraordinary paintings feature rich colours and intricate detail

Raqib Shaw's works evoke the Old Masters, such as Hans Holbein and Hieronymus Bosch, as well as reflecting the ornate style of Persian miniatures and Kashmiri and Japanese textiles.

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Raqib Shaw

born 1974

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