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Shilpa Gupta (b.1976) lives and works in Mumbai, India where she has studied sculpture at the Sir J. J. School of Fine Arts from 1992 to 1997.

She has had solo shows at Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, Museum voor Moderne Kunst in Arnhem, Arnolfini in Bristol, Castle Blandy in France, OK Center for Contemporary Art in Linz amongst other institutions. She has had gallery solos with Gallerie Yvon Lambert in Paris, Chemould Prescott Road in Mumbai, Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, and at the public gallery, Lalit Kala Akademie hosted Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi.

Shilpa has been invited to the Younger Than Jesus Triennale at New Museum, New York; Lyon Biennale ‘09 curated by Hou Hanru; Gwangju Biennale ‘08 directed by Okwui Enwezor and curated by Ranjit Hoskote; Yokohama Triennale ‘08 curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist; Liverpool Biennale ‘06 curated by Gerardo Mosquera and biennales at Auckland, Seoul, Havana, Sydney and Shanghai.

Gupta's work has been shown in leading international institutions and museums such as the Tate Modern, Serpentine Gallery, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Mori Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Chicago Cultural Center, Louisiana Museum and Devi Art Foundation in Gurgaon amongst others.

In 2012 she designed the book ‘dates.sites: Project Cinema City Bombay/Mumbai’, edited by Madhusree Dutta. She has co-facilitated ‘Crossovers & Rewrites: Borders over Asia Museum of Contemporary Art, World Social Forum, Porto Alegre’ in 2005 and ‘Aar Paar, a public art exchange project between India and Pakistan alongwith Huma Mulji from 2002 – 2006.

In 2013 she will have solo shows at the MAAP Space in Brisbane, Australia and Galerie im TaxisPalais in Innsburg, Austria and will participate in Sharjah Biennale curated by Yuko Hasegawa and No Country at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

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My East is Your West
Published by: Harper Collins and Gujral Foundation

Texts by:
Natasha Ginwala, Iftikhar Dadi, Lawrence Liang & others

Shilpa Gupta

Will We Ever Be Able To Mark Enough

Texts by:
Renee Baert, Caroline Andrieux, Mirjam Westen

Shilpa Gupta

Published by: Prestel and Vadehra Art Gallery
ISBN 978-3-7913-5017-2

Texts by:
Nancy Adajani
a, Peter Weibel, Shanay Jhaveri & Quddus Mirza

BlindStars StarsBlind

Published by: KEHRER

ISBN 978-3-86828-018-0

Texts by:
Nancy Adajania, Shaheen Merali, Hans Ulrich Obirist & Julie Peyton- Jones

While I Sleep

Published by: Le Laboratoire
ISBN 9782953058710

Mahzarin Banaji, Noam Chomsky, Shilpa Gupta
Kaushik Bhowmick, Sandhini Poddar, Caroline Naphegyi

Shilpa Gupta 02|07

Solo Show, Sakshi Gallery & Apeejay Media Gallery

Text by:

Nancy Adajania

Shilpa Gupta 2006

Solo Show, Bose Pacia

Texts by:
Shuddhabrata Sengupta,
Axel Roch
Johan Pijnappel Nancy Adajania

Shilpa Gupta
Solo Show, APJ Media Gallery

Shilpa Gupta

Solo Show, Art School of Aix en Provence

Shilpa Gupta

Group Show, Altered Altar Exhibition

Text by:
Ranjit Hoskote




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