Rameshwar Broota Indian, b. 1941

Born in 1941 in New Delhi, Rameshwar Broota is one of the most important artists from his generation of post-modernists. He completed a degree in fine arts from the Delhi College of Art. Since 1967, he has served as the head of department at Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi. 
Broota held an important retrospective at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in New Delhi in 2014–15. He has also had several solo shows, including Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (2018, 2008); Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi (2011, 2009, 2007, 2001, 1998); and 1x1 Art Gallery, Dubai (2011), among others. His group exhibitions include Aicon Gallery, New York and London; Peabody Essex Museum, USA; Singapore Art Museum; Meguro Museum of Art, Japan; Takaoka Municipal Museum of Art, Japan; Coups de Coeur, Halles de L’île, Geneva; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC; and Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany, to name a few, as well as a touring exhibition of contemporary Indian art in Poland, Yugoslavia, Sweden, Bulgaria and Belgium. He has also participated in the Havana Biennale, Cuba; Tokyo Biennale, Japan; Biennale Cagnes-sur-Mer, France; and Asia Art Biennale, Bangladesh. 
Broota’s work is included in many prestigious collections, including the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi; Lalit Kala Akademi, India; the Josip Broz Tito Museum, Yugoslavia; Kunst Museum, Dusseldorf; the Chester and David Herwitz Collection; the Peabody Essex Museum, USA; and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi and Noida.
Broota has also made experimental films like Eashwar Mime Company (2004); Shabash Bete (1991); The Body (1985); and Biography of Life (1985) – some of which have been screened at the Triveni Kala Sangam and the National Museum in New Delhi. 
Over the course of his career, Broota has received several awards and honours, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lalit Arpan Festival, New Delhi, in 2013; the Kala Vibhushan by the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi, in 1997; the National Award by the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, in 1980, 1981 and 1984; and the Hyderabad Award for Graphics in 1976. He also received the senior fellowship of the Government of India for the years 1987 and 1988.  
The artist lives and works in New Delhi, India.
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