In a series of wild self portraits, Raqib Shaw has turned Old Masters paintings into unhinged tableaux of colour, energy and spirituality
Raqib Shaw is a Kashmiri artist who lives and works in London. He is known for his hedonistic, subversive, wildly opulent and phantasmagorical paintings. Heavily influenced by old masters like Bosch and Holbein, his works are a shimmer.
Gods and monsters: Raqib Shaw's phantasmagoric portraits – in pictures
“Raqib Shaw’s Dreamlike Private Universe” photographed by James Mollison; W Magazine November