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Alwar Balasubramaniam

Artist
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
1971

Alwar Balasubramaniam (“Bala”)from Tamil Nadu, India is a sculptor, painter, printmaker, and installation artist, currently based in Bangalore, India. His work, which focuses on the body and its material relationship to the world, has been the subject of international acclaim, and has been featured in museums and exhibitions worldwide.

Academic and artistic education details

  • 1990–95 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Government College of Arts, Madras, India
  • 1997–98 EPW Edinburgh (Printmaking), UK
  • 1998–99 Universitat fur Angewandte Kunste (Printmaking) Wien, Austria
  • Particulars about your individual / group exhibitions

    Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Talwar Gallery, Rain in the midnight, New York, NY, US
  • 2015 Talwar Gallery, layers of wind, lines of time, New York, NY, US
  • 2012 Talwar Gallery, New York, NY, US
  • Talwar Gallery, Nothing From My Hands, New Delhi, India

  • 2011–12 The Phillips Collection, Sk(in), Washington DC, US
  • 2009 Talwar Gallery, (In)between, New Delhi, India
  • 2007 Talwar Gallery, New York, NY, US
  • Talwar Gallery, (In)visible, New Delhi, India

  • 2005 Van Every/Smith Galleries, Unfixed Being, Davidson, North Carolina, US
  • 2004 Talwar Gallery, Into Thin Air, New York, NY, US
  • 2002 Fundacio pilar i Joan Miro, Traces, Majoca, Spain
  • Talwar Gallery, New York, NY, US
  • The British Council, Chennai, India
  • Information on appreciations and awards

  • 2006 Sanskriti Award, India
  • 2001 Kunstlerdorf’s fellowship,...

  • Particulars about your publications

  • Transition and Transformation. University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts.
  • With essays by Loretta Yarlow and Deepak Talwar, 2005.

  • (In)visible. With an essay by Sharmini Pereira, 2007.
  • (IN)BETWEEN. With an essay by Deepak Talwar, 2009.

  • Particulars about your art works- paintings or sculptures

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