Subodh Gupta

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Subodh Gupta, born in Khagaul, Bihar, in 1964, studied at the College of Arts and Crafts, Patna. He has had solo exhibitions of his paintings/sculptural installations in Delhi, Mumbay/Bombay, Amsterdam and New York since 1997. Group exhibitions include, in 2003: "the tree from the seed" (Henie Onstad, Kunstsenter, Oslo); in 2002: "Under Construction" (The Japan Foundation/Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery); Multi Media Art Asia Pacific (Beijing); Busan Biennial (Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea); "This Side Is the Other Side" (Art and Public, Geneva); "New Indian Art: Home–Street-Shrine-Bazaar-Museum" (City Art Gallery, Manchester); "Kapital & Karma" (Kunsthalle, Vienna); "Sorry For the Inconvenience" (Project 304, Bangkok); "inaugural show", Palais de Tokyo (Paris); "Sidewinder" (CIMA Gallery, Calcutta/Kolkata, also Delhi and Bombay/Mumbai); in 2001: "Post Production (Sampling, Programming & Displaying)" (Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy); in 2000: Third Kwangju Biennial (South Korea); in 1999: First Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial (Japan). The artist lives and works in Delhi.
Author: House of World Cultures


Group Exhibitions (Choice)

Exhibition / Installation
2005 "Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India”, MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico "Balance and Power”, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, USA "Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India”, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico "51. Biennial Venice 2005”, Biennial Venice, Venice, Italy "Faces in the Crowd”, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy "Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India”, Asia Society and Museum, New York, USA "Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India”, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, USA "1. Moscow Biennial 2005“, Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia "Indian Summer“, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris, France "Mom and Pop“, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA "Subodh Gupta, Rashid Rana & L.N. Tallur”, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA 2004 "Faces in the Crowd”, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Great Britain "Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India”, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia "Resonance: Contemporary Art from New Delhi”, Centre A, Vancouver, Canada "Postkort fra Cuba”, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norway 2003 "8. Biennial Havana 2003”, Biennial Havana, Havana, Cuba "Under Construction”, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan "", House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany 2002 "Busan Biennial 2002”, Busan Biennial, Busan, South Korea "Capital & Karma“, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria 2000 "Negociations“, CRAC - Centre Régional d´Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète, France 1999 "The First Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial”, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukoka, Japan "IMPACT”, Jim Beard Gallery, New Delhi, India "Edge of Century”, Art India, New Delhi, India 1997 "UNESCO – ASHBERG”, InIVA at Gasworks Studios, London, Great Britain "Khoj International Artists’ Exhibition”, British Council, New Delhi, India "Points of Contact”, Shirley Fiterman Gallery, New York, USA 1996 "Indo-Austrian Artists”, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India 1995 "Young Generation from Bihar”, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda, India "Young Contemporary Artists”, Birla Academy, Calcutta, India 1993 "Contemporary Indian Artists”, Gallery Escape, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1991 "Husain Ki Sarai”, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India "Imprints of Our Time“, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India 1990 "All India Painting”, Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi, India

Solo Exhibitions (Choice)

Exhibition / Installation
2006 "Subodh Gupta“, Nature Morte, Neu-Delhi, India 2005 "I Go Home Every Single Day”, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA "I can´t translate Jootha“, in SITU, Paris, France "Subodh Gupta“, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzeliyya, Israel 2004 "I Go Home Every Single Day”, The Showroom, London, Great Britain 1997 "I Jayachandran“, Gasworks Gallery, London, Great Britain 1999 "The Way Home”, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, India "Grey Zones”, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India 1995 "Grey Zones”, Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi, India 1993 Gallery Escape, New Delhi, India 1990 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India 1989 Shridhani Art Gallery, New Delhi, India 1986 Gandhi Sangharalya, Patna, India


This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the partner institutions.


Exhibition, Films, Literature, Dance, Conference

(13 March 08 - 18 May 08)

New Perspectives from India

(19 September 03 - 16 November 03)