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Shahzia Sikander  1969, PK

Rank (2014): 1086 – 

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Painting, Works on Paper

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USA 72
United Kingdom 7
Italy 7
Germany 6

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Artist Rank
Kara Walker  156 19
Ghada Amer  826 11
Mona Hatoum  54 11
Santiago Sierra  148 9

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  Sikkema Jenkins & Co., USA 4
  Pilar Corrias Gallery, United Kingdom 3
  Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, USA 3

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1969 Born in Lahore (PK)

Lives and works in New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 134  Please report missing Information

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   Project Gallery: Shahzia Sikander - Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM, Miami, FL
   Shahzia Sikander - Parallax - Bildmuseet, Umeĺ

   Shahzia Sikander - Parallax - Pilar Corrias Gallery, London

   Sift, Rift, Drip, Shift - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
   Shahzia Sikander: The Exploding Company Man and Other Abstractions - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
   Shahzia Sikander: The exploding company man and other abstractions - Walter and McBean Galleries at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

   Shahzia Sikander - Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome

   Shahzia Sikander - I Am Also Not My Own Enemy - Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
   Authority As Approximation - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
   Shahzia Sikander - Stalemate - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
   Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection - Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City, NY

Description  Shahzia Sikander - INTERSTITIAL - daadgalerie, Berlin
   Shahzia Sikander - Intimate Ambivalence - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

   Shahzia Sikander - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Shahzia Sikander - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

   Shahzia Sikander - Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome
   Shahzia Sikander - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

   Shahzia Sikander - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Shahzia Sikander - Dissonance to Detour - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
   Shahzia Sikander - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

   Shahzia Sikander: Nemesis - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

   Drawing to Drawing - Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Shahzia Sikander - No Parking Anytime - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
   Packaged Paradise - - Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (closed, 2010)
   Shahzia Sikander - SpiNN - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

   Directions - Shahzia Sikander - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

   Shahzia Sikander - Drawings and Miniatures - Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
   Shahzia Sikander - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

   Shahzia Sikander, Murals and Miniatures - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Beyond Surfaces - Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


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   Infinite Challenge - National Museum Of Contemporary Art Korea - Seoul, Seoul
   Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions 2014: True Colors - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

   Marking Language - The Drawing Room, London
   13th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Description  5th Auckland Triennial - If you were to live here... - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
Description  Women In between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012 - Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi

   No Borders - Arnolfini, Bristol
   Diva - Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
   Future Pass World Exhibition - Today Art Museum, Beijing
   Mardin Bienali 2012 - Mardin Biennial, Mardin
   Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012 - FAAM - Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
   The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art and Society - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   Semi-permeable - - Hosfelt Gallery - New York, New York City, NY (closed)
   Faulconer Gallery exhibits national - Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, IA
   Contemporary Asian Art: Texas Connections - Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX

   Painting…expanded - Espacio 1414, Santurce
   Patria o Libertad! Country or Liberty. The Rethoric of Patriotism - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   Anecdotes - Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
   Videosphere: A New Generation - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   East Ex East - Brand New Gallery, Milan
   Future Pass-from Asia to the World - Collateral event of the 54th Venice Biennale - Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice
   Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Patria o Libertad! Country or Liberty. The Rethoric of Patriotism - Cobra Museum, Amstelveen

   City-O-Rama - 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
   Transformation - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
   By Day By Night - Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
   Patria o Libertad! Country or Freedom!: The Rhetorics of Patriotism - MDC Art Gallery - Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
   Video Art: Replay, Part 2. Everyday Imaginar - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
   Banners of Persuasion - Demons, Yarns & Tales: Tapestries by Contemporary Artists - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   Animamix Biennial - Visial Attract & Attack 2009 / 2010 - Taipei - Animamix Biennial 2009-2010, Taipei
   Taswir – Islamische Bildwelten und Moderne - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   In Print - Amy Li Gallery, Beijing
Description and image  4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2009 - LIVE and LET LIVE: Creators of Tomorrow - Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka
   Moving Perspectives: Shahzia Sikander/Sun Xun - Freer and Sackler Galleries - The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC
   Contemporary Prints: 1999 – 2009 - Today Art Museum, Beijing
   Yeni Yapitlar, Yeni Ufuklar/ New Works, New Horizonts - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
   It's fine as long as you draw but Don't film - Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
   nota bene - Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Under the Influence - Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
   Perverted by Theater - Apexart, New York City, NY
   The Big Bang - Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome
Description and image  International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Re-Reading the Future - International Triennale of Contemporary Art (ITCA), Prague
   OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2008 - eva international, Limerick
   ev+a Limerick Biennial 2008 - Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick

   Animated Histories - Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
   Global Feminism - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
   In Wonderland: Animations by Christine Rebet, Hiraki Sawa and Shahzia Sikander - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Delicatessen - Schmidt Center Gallery & Ritter Art Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
   Pink - Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
   Sultana's Dream - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   Global Feminisms Remix - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Human Territory - Rosón Arte Contemporáneo, Pontevedra
   Hammer Contemporary Collection Part Ii - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Timer 01 - Triennale Bovisa, Milan
   Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Not For Sale - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   New Media/ New Materials: Highlights in Contemporary Art from The Fabric Workshop and Museum - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   Fantasmagoría - Dibujo en movimiento - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid
   Take 2 - Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
   Cosmologies, - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   Taipei Biennial 2006 - Dirty Yoga - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
   Home: Living with Contemporary Art - Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art - iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN
   Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
   JaGGy-edge - The Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Crown Point Press - The Art of Etching - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
   Layers of Times and Spaces - Art from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan - ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   Book - Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  Marianne Boesky GallerySelections from the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies - Columbia University - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message

   Tracking and Tracing - Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2005 - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
   Swarm - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
   Drawing Narrative - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
Description ifa-Galerie BerlinZeitsprünge, Raumfolgen - Kunst aus Bangladesh, Indien und Pakistan - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Rainbow: A painting show - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
Description  "Translation" - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Provocations: Laylah Ali, Ellen Berkenblitt, Ellen Gallagher, Julia Jacquette, Annette Lemieux, Clare Rojas, & Shahzia S - - Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA (closed, 2008)
   New Prints 2005/Spring - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Fatal Love: South Asian American Art Now - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
Description  Beyond East and West - Seven Transnational Artists - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

   The Print Show - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   Beyond East and West: Seven Transnational Artists - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
   1 Bienal Internacionál de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla - BIACS - Fundación Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Sevilla
   Die zehn Gebote - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
   She´s Come Undone - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   Watercolor Worlds - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Beyond East And West - Seven Transnational Artists - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

   8th International İstanbul Biennial 2003 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

   time/frame - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

   Conversations with Traditions: Nilima Sheikh and Shahzia Sikander - Asia Society and Museum, New York City, NY
   ARS 01 Unfolding Perspectives - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

   Deitch/Steinberg Editions - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
Description and image  Drawing on the Figure: Works on Paper of the 1990s from the Manilow Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description and image  Projects 70: Janine Antoni, Shahzia Sikander, Kara Walker - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Piecing It Together - A Visual Journal - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3) - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD

   Global Vision: new art from the 90's (Part I,II,III) - Deste Foundation -, Athens

   Out of India - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Project Painting - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   Whitney Biennial 1997 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
   Selections Spring 1997 - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY


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United Kingdom

 Pilar Corrias Gallery, London


 Editions Fawbush, New York City, NY
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
 Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
 Diane Villani Editions, New York City, NY
 Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
 Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


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 Burger Collection, Berlin


 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon


 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
 Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
 Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS


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