Google honored the 86th birth anniversary of Zarina Hashmi, a renowned Indian-American artist, by presenting a captivating doodle in her tribute.

By Dipak Jaiswal

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

She was born in Aligarh, India, in 1937 and experienced displacement during the partition in 1947, forcing her family to relocate to Karachi, Pakistan.

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

Hashmi lived in various countries, including Bangkok, Paris, and Japan, where she immersed herself in printmaking techniques and art movements such as modernism and abstraction.

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

In 1977, she moved to New York City, where she became an advocate for women and artists of color, joining organizations like Heresies Collective and teaching at the New York Feminist Art Institute.

Her work often depicted semi-abstract representations of houses and cities she had lived in, incorporating Urdu text inscriptions and geometric elements inspired by Islamic art.

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

Zarina Hashmi's art gained international recognition as part of the Minimalism Art movement, with her captivating woodcuts and intaglio prints.

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

Her artwork is showcased in prestigious galleries globally, such as the SFMOMA, Whitney Museum, Guggenheim Museum, and Metropolitan Museum.

Google Doodle

Google Doodle

Hashmi's art explores themes such as homelessness, displacement, borders, and memory, making her an influential figure in minimalist art and a source of inspiration for global reflection.

जानिए कौन हैं जरीना हाशमी? आज किउ गूगल ने डूडल बनाकर अपना 86वां जन्मदिन मनाया

Google Doodle

Google Doodle