Sayed Haider RAZA (1922-2016)
Yoni Puja (2007)
Artist's proof, 1/4
Dimensions: 78 x 39 cm
Private collection, Paris
Sayed Haider Raza, known for his vibrant exploration of color and geometric form, offers us "Yoni Puja", a captivating work rich in symbolism and emotion. This artist's proof is rare and precious, one of only four in existence, bestowing upon it an exclusivity and an almost intimate character.
Created in 2007, "Yoni Puja" celebrates fertility and femininity through the repeated use of the triangular shape, which evokes the yoni, symbolizing the divine feminine energy in Hinduism. The limited but powerful palette, with its deep shades of blue, brown, and red, creates a visual harmony that draws the eye and invites contemplation.
Raza, an artist of Indian origin who spent a significant part of his life in France, has elegantly fused the influences of European modern art with themes from his native culture. "Yoni Puja" is a telling example of this synthesis, offering a new and global perspective on spirituality and abstraction.
This piece is not merely a decorative item; it is a gateway to understanding the interconnectedness of existence. It appeals to both the discerning collector and the novice, inviting them to delve into meditation on the origins of life and creative power.