Rhapsody in Four Colours

A new artwork by Rasheed Araeen

Rhapsody in Four Colours sits at the heart of the new Aga Khan Centre at King’s Cross. It is 35-metre high sculpture that celebrates the connection between 20th century geometric abstraction and the achievements of Islamic Civilisation.

About the artist

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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