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Amar Kanwar  1964, IN

Rank (2014): 699 – 

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USA 15
Germany 9
Norway 8
United Kingdom 6

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Artist Rank
Shilpa Gupta  301 22
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Jitish Kallat  1015 13
N.S. Harsha  1830 12

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  T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Austria 3
  Galerie Marian Goodman, France 3
  Documenta, Germany 3

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1964 Born in New Delhi (IN)

Lives and works in New Delhi (IN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 85  Please report missing Information

until 1.2.2015
   Art and Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX Send message


to top Solo shows   16

   Amar Kanwar: The Lightning Testimonies - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Amar Kanwar: The Sovereign Forest + Other Stories - Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

   Amar Kanwar - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

   Amar Kanwar - Babel Art Space, Trondheim

   Amar Kanwar - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY

   Amar Kanwar - the torn first pages - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Amar Kanwar : The Lightning Testimonies - Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch
   Amar Kanwar - The Torn First Pages (Part I) - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Amar Kanwar - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

   Whitechapel Laboratory - Amar Kanwar - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

   Trilogy: Amar Kanwar - The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Olo, Oslo
   Trilogy - Amar Kanwar - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo

   ON TIME 2: Amar Kanwar - Fotogalleriet, Oslo

   Amar Kanwar - A Season Outside, 1997  - Peter Blum Gallery, New York City, NY

   Amar Kanwar - A Trilogy of Films - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
   Amar Kanwar - Of Poems and Prophesies - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


to top Group shows   68

   La mirada compromesa - Fundación Francisco Godia, Barcelona
Description  Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Description  Connecting_Unfolding - National Museum Of Contemporary Art Korea - Seoul, Seoul
   2013 Carnegie International - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
   5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Bolshe Sveta / More Light - Manege Central Exhibition Hall , Moscow
Description  Ines Of Control: Partition As A Productive Space - Duke University, Durham, NC
   13th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Project Space: Word. Sound. Power. - Tate Modern, London
   Animate/Inanimate - TarraWarra Museum of Art, Box Hill, VIC
   Praxis der Liebe - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
Description and image  No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

   No Borders - Arnolfini, Bristol
Description and image  1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi
   Newtopia - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
   Indian Highway - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
Description  Being Singular Plural - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

   Biennale Jogja XI 2011 Edition #1: Indonesia and India Meeting - Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
   Intimate Publics - Fehily Contemporary, Collingwood, VIC
   Indian Highway - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   You Have Been There - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
   Snapshots of Tourism - HIAP Project Room - Cable Factory, Helsinki
   Paris - Delhi - Bombay ... - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description and image  Sharjah Biennial 10 - Plot for a Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   Indian Highway IV - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   The Dwelling Life of Man. Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona

   51th October Salon - The Night Pleases Us... - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
Description and image  29° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo
   Being Singular Plural: Moving Images from India - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   Snapshots of Tourism - HIAP Project Room - Cable Factory, Helsinki
   Indian Highway - HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning

Description and image  T.I.C.A.B – Tirana International Contemporary Art Biannual - Tirana Biennial, Tirana
Description, image and works of art  Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2009 - Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg
   Indian Highway - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
   Yeni Yapitlar, Yeni Ufuklar/ New Works, New Horizonts - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
   Trouble at the Front - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
   Lines of Control - Green Cardamom, London
   Lines of Control - The Third Line - Dubai, Dubai

Description and image  India Moderna - IVAM - Institut Valenciŕ d'Art Modern, Valencia
Description  Indian Highway - Serpentine Gallery, London
Description and image  A QUESTION OF EVIDENCE - T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
   Reflejos de la India contemporánea - La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Description  The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Description  Art Focus Jerusalem 2008 - Art Focus Jerusalem, Jerusalem
   Everywhere Is War (and rumours of war) - Bodhi Art Mumbai, Mumbai
   New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
   Other than Yourself - An Investigation between Inner and Outer Space - T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
   New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India - Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

   Stop & Go - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Description and image Galerie im TaxispalaisThere is no border...* - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Send message
Description and image  Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
   Neue Asiatische Kunst. Thermocline of Art - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   shooting back - T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
   Geopoéticas - El vídeo como documento del lugar - Centro José Guerrero, Granada

   Subcontingente - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   LIAF 06 - Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvćr
Description  15th Biennale of Sydney 2006 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

   Populism - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Populism - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Populism - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
   Patriot - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Populism - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

   LIAF 04 - Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvćr

Description and image  „ - New Perspectives from India“ - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Description and image  Territories - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

Description and image  Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel


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