Shilpa Gupta Indian, b. 1976


Born in 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Shilpa Gupta completed her BFA in sculpture at the  Sir J.J. School of Fine Arts, Mumbai, in 1997.


She has had solo shows at the Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz; Arnolfini, Bristol, Voorlinden Museum and Gardens, Wassenaar; Kiosk, Ghent, Bielefelder Kunstverein; La Synagogue de Delme Contemporary Art Center; and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. In 2021, she had a survey show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp curated by Nav Haq and opened solo shows at the Barbican Centre in London, Dallas Contemporary and the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in Berlin. She presented a solo project at My East is Your West, a two-person joint India–Pakistan exhibition, by the Gujral Foundation in Venice in 2015. Her work has also been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern; Centre Pompidou; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; New Museum; Devi Art Foundation; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Mori Art Museum.  


She has participated in the 58th Venice Biennale (2019) curated by Ralph Rugoff; Kochi Muziris Biennale (2018) curated by Anita Dube; Gothenburg Biennial (2017) curated by Nav Haq; Berlin Biennale (2014) curated by Juan Gatian; New Museum Triennale (2009); Sharjah Biennial curated by Yuko Hasegawa (2013); Lyon Biennale curated by Hou Hanru (2009)l Gwangju Biennale directed by Okwui Enwezor and curated by Ranjit Hoskote (2008); Yokohama Triennale curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist (2008); and Liverpool Biennial curated by Gerardo Mosquera (2006). She has also shown in biennales at Auckland, Melbourne, Seoul, Havana, Sydney, Yogyakarta, Echigo-Tsumari, Shanghai, Houston and others.


Gupta’s work is in the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Centre Georges Pompidou; Mori Art Museum; M+ Museum; Louisiana Museum; Deutsche Bank; Asia Society; Bristol Art Museum; Daimler Chrysler; Louis Vuitton Foundation; Astrup Fearnley Museum; Fonds National d’Art Contemporain – France; KOC Collection; National Gallery of Victoria; National Gallery of Canada; Voorlinden Museum; France Regional Art Collection (FRAC); Cincinnati Art Museum; the Ishara Art Foundation and the Prabhakar Collection, Dubai; Art Now; Devi Art Foundation and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, among others.  


The artist lives and works in Mumbai, India.

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