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Vivan Sundaram

Artist
1943

Academic and artistic education details

1966-68 - Post Diploma from Slade School of Fine Art, London
1961-65 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 - 'Vivan Sundaram: POSTMORTEM (after Gagawaka)', Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
2014 - 'Landfill', The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata
2014 - 'Vivan Sundaram: Re-take of Amrita', Crow Museum, Dallas
2013 - 'Postmortem (after Gagawaka)', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2012 - 'Gagawaka: Making Strange', Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
2011 - 'Gagawaka: Making Strange', Rabindra Bhawan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2009 - ‘Trash’, Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2008 - ‘Trash’, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai; Project 88, Mumbai; Photoink, New Delhi; Sepia International, New York
2006 - 'Bad Drawings for 'Dost', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
2006 - ‘Re-take of Amrita’, Digital Photomontages based on photographs of Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and the Sher-Gil Family Archive, Sepia International, New York
2005 - ‘New New Delhi: Room with Bed’‚ Installation at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai.
2005 - ‘Re-take of Amrita’, Digital Photomontages based on photographs of Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and the Sher-Gil Family Archive: Walsh Gallery, Chicago; Gallery 44, Toronto.
2005 - 'Living It Out In Delhi', Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
2004 - ‘New New Delhi: Room with Bed,’ Installation at Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi.
2003 - ‘Re-take of Amrita’, Digital Photomontages based on photographs of Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and the Sher-Gil Family Archive: Seagull Arts & Media Resource Centre, Kolkata; Photographers Gallery, Copenhagen.
2002 - ‘Re-take of Amrita’, Digital Photomontages based on photographs of Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and the Sher-Gil Family Archive: Gallery Chemould, Mumbai; Hungarian Centre, Paris; Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore.
2001 - ‘Re-take of Amrita’, Digital Photomontages based on photographs of Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and the Sher-Gil Family Archive: Hungarian Centre, New Delhi
1999 - 'Great Indian Bazaar', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai;
1999 - Galerie, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam;
1999 - Nature Morte, New Delhi;
1999 - Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore
1998 - 'Structures of Memory: Modern Bengal', Site-specific installation at the Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
1998 - 'House/Boat', Muse regional de Rimouski, Quebec, Canada
1997 - 'House/Boat', Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
1997 - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
1996 - 'Memorial', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.
1995 - 'The Sher-Gil Archive', Mucsarnok, Dorottya Gallery, Budapest
1995 - The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi; Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1994-95 - 'Riverscape', Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata; Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.; British Council Art Gallery, New Delhi
1994 - 'House/Boat', OBORO, Montreal
1994 - 'Map, Monument, Fallen Mortal' (Works from 'Collaboration/Combines', 'Riverscape' and 'Memorial'), South London Gallery, London.
1993 - 'Memorial: an Installation with Photographs and Sculpture', All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Gallery, New Delhi
1992 - 'Collaboration/Combines', Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi; Gallery Chemould and Jehangir Ant Gallery, Mumbai
1991-92 - 'Engine Oil and Charcoal: Works on Paper', Faculty of Fine Ants, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; Rabindra Bhavan and Little Theatre Art Gallery, New Delhi; Sakshi Gallery Bangalore and Chennai, Mumbai
1988 - 'Long Night: Drawings in Charcoal', Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi; Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, Kolkata
1987-88 - 'Journeys', Aurobindo Gallery, New Delhi; Kala Yatra Sista's Art Gallery, Bangalore
1986 - 'Paintings', Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1984 - 'Signs of Fire', Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi; Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1981 - 'Paintings', Urja Art Gallery, Baroda
1977 - 'The Indian Emergency-II', Fine Arts Faculty, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai; Jawaharlal Nehru University and Black Partridge Gallery, New Delhi
1976 - 'The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie', Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; Jawaharlal Nehru University and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi; Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1976 - 'The Indian Emergency-I' Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi
1974 - 'Paintings', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1972 - 'The Heights of Macchu Picchu', Jawaharlal Nehru University, Kunika-Chemould Gallery, New Delhi; Gallery Chemould, Kolkata; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1966 - 'Paintings', Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi; Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 - 'Remembering Bhupen', Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
2013 - 'Ideas of the Sublime', presented by Vadehra Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2011 - 'In Beauty', Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2011 - 'Census of Sense', Exhibit 320, New Delhi
2011 - 'Asianart: Sustain', Nature Morte, Berlin in partnership with Asia Pacific Weeks 2011
2011 - 'Against All Odds: A Contemporary Response to the Historiography of Archiving Collecting, and Museums in India', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2010 - 'Water Ways', Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2010-11 - 'Writing Visuals', The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata; W + K Exp, New Delhi
2009 - 'Excerpts from Diary Pages', Talwar Gallery, New York
2009 - 'The Root of Everything', Gallery Mementos, Bangalore
2009 - 'Shifting Shapes, Unstable Signs', Yale School of Art, Connecticut, USA
2008-09 - 'Body Chatter: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art', Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2008 - 'Through a Glass, Darkly: Reflections On The Self Portrait', The Guild, Mumbai
2008 - 'Frame Figure Field: 20th Century Modern and Contemporary Indian Art', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2008 - 'Baroda: A Tale of Two Cities', (Part I), Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
2008 - 'Still Moving Image', Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, New Delhi
2008 - 'Click ! Contemporary Photography in India', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and Grosvenor Gallery, London
2008 - 'Mechanism of Motion', Anant Art Centre, New Delhi
2008 - 'Santhal Family: Positions Around an Indian Sculpture', in association with Bodhi Art, and supported by the British Council, Kunststiftung NRW and the Provence of Antwerp at Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA), Belgium
2008 - 'Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art', International Center of Photography, New York
2007-08 - ‘India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation’, Province of Milan, Milan, Italy
2007 - ‘India: Maximum City’, Galerie Helene Lamarque, Paris
2007 - ‘Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art’, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2007 - ‘Amirata Sher-Gil’, An Artist’s Family in the 20th Century, Tate Modern, London, Haus der Kunst, Germany
2005 - ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art In India’, Asia Society and the Queens Museum of Art, New York; Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
2004 - ‘Zoom: Art in Contemporary India’, O Museu Temporario / Culturgest, Lisbon
2004 - La Collection d’Art Contemporain D‚ agnes b. les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France.
2004 - ‘Techniques of the Visible’‚
2004 - ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art In India’, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
2004 - ‘Exploring Self and Memory’, The Esplanade Co. Ltd., Singapore
2004 - ‘Another Passage to India’‚ Théâtre Saint-Gervais, Genève, Musée d’ Ethnographie, Genève and Pro Helvetia, Arts Council of Switzerland
2004 - ‘After Dark’‚ Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2004 - ‘Tribute to Bhupen Khakhar’‚ Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2004 - ‘CC: Crossing Currents: Video Art and Cultural Identity’‚ Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
2003 - ‘subTerrain: artworks in the cityfold’‚ Haus der Welt Kuntz, Berlin.
2003 - ‘Science Fictions’‚ The Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore.
2003 - ‘Crossing Generations: diVerge’, Forty Years of Gallery Chemould, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2003 ‘Tiranga’
2003 - ‘Liminal Zones’‚ Apeejay Techno Park, New Delhi
2003 - ‘Video Art Road Show’‚ Marico Amphitheatre, Mumbai.
2002 - ‘Refuge’, Norway
2002’- Kapital and Karma: Contemporary Indian Artists’, Kunsthalle, Vienna
2002 ‘Composition of Desire‚ Vivan Sundaram and Noritoshi Hirakawa’, Galerie Ferdinand von Deiten, Amsterdam.
2002 - ‘Secular Practice: Recent Art from India’‚ Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
2002 - ‘Routes’‚ Grazer Kunstveren, Graz.
2002 - ‘Mois de la Photo a Paris’‚ Une Selection Internationale: Emergences, Resurgences‚ Resistances‚ galerie de jour, agnes b., Paris
2002 - ‘Playgrounds and Toys’‚ ART for the World, Italian Centre, London
2002 - ‘Arte Digital’‚ IV Salon de Arte Digital, Centro Cultural de la Torriente Brau, Havanna
2002 - ‘Cinema Still’‚ Apparao Galleries, Habitat Centre, New Delhi,
2002 - ‘The Quotable Stencil’, Tao Gallery, Mumbai,
2002 - ‘No I.D.’, Indian and Dutch artists, Foundation for Indian Artists and Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.
2002 - ‘Photosphere’‚ Nature Morte, New Delhi.
2002 - ‘Mythologies’‚ Apeejay Techno Park, New Delhi.
2002 - ‘Ways of Resisting’‚ SAHMAT, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
2001 - ‘Bombay/Mumbai:1992-2001’‚ for the exhibition Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis‚Tate Modern, London
2001 - ‘Unpacking Europe’‚ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
2001 - ‘Secular Practice: Recent Art from India’, OBORO, Montreal.
2001 - ‘Bollywood has Arrived: Exhibition of Indian and Dutch Contemporary Art’, Foundation for Indian Artists and Jim Beard Gallery, Amsterdam.
2001 - ‘Amrita Sher-Gil and Vivan Sundaram’, Ernst Museum, Budapest.
2001 - ‘King Henry IV’‚ Town Hall, Lyon.
2001 - ‘Context as Content: Museum as Metaphor’‚ The Museum of Fine Arts, Punjab University, Chandigarh
2001 - ‘In Conversation’‚ Espace Gallery, New Delhi.
2000 - ‘Boundlessly various and everything simultaneously‚’(works from and inspired by India), Bose Pacia Modern, New York.
2000 - Souza, Shah and Sundaram‚ Nature Morte, New Delhi.
2000 - ‘Delhi-2000’‚ Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
2000 - ‘Memoirs of the Past, Images of the Present and Pictures of the Future’‚ The Fine Art Company, Mumbai
2000 - ‘Anonymously Yours’‚ Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 - ‘Exhibition of photographs’‚ Nature Morte, Art Folio, Centre for the Arts, Chandigarh
2000 - ‘Beyond the Surface’‚ Fine Art Company, Mumbai, Espace Gallery, New Delhi and Mumbai.
2000 - ‘Early Drawings: 1950’s, 1970’s’, The Fine Art Company, Mumbai
2000 - ‘A Decade of the Gallery at the Turn of the Century’, Little Theatre Gallery, New Delhi,
1999 - ‘Volume and Form’, Singapore
1999 - 'Icons of the Millennium', Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 - 'Legatee-The Baroda School of Art', The Fine Art Company, Mumbai, Nature Morte, New Delhi, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1999 -: 'Big River', International Artists Workshop, Caribbean Contemporary Arts, National Museum and Art Gallery, Port of Spain, Trinidad,
1999 - 'Edge of the Century' Nature Morte, New Delhi
1998 - 'Private Mythology: Contemporary Art from India', Japan Foundation, Asia Centre, Tokyo.
1998 - 'The Presence of the Past', Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
1998 - 'Face to Face', Baroda Alumni Artists of Delhi, Rabindra Bhavan Gallery, New Delhi
1998 - 'Artists for a Sustainable World', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1998 - 'Inaugural Show', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1997 - 'Out of India: Contemporary Art of the South Asian Diaspora', Queens Museum of Art, New York State
1997 - 'Five Decades of Modern Art from India, 1947-1997', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA) and Singapore Art Museum, Singapore,
1997 - 'Being Minorities', Asian artists at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong.
1997 - 'Right to Hope', Belfast, Northern Ireland and Sarajevo. (Traveling exhibition since 1995)
1997 - 'Post Independence Contemporary Indian Art', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi.
1997 - 'Colors of Independence', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), New Delhi.
1997 - 'Major Trends in Indian Art since 1947', Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1997 - 'Homage to Antoin Artaud', Eicher Gallery, New Delhi
1997 - 'The Looking Glass Self', Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai
1997 - 'Nature Morte', Inaugural exhibition, artists from India, Europe and the United States of America at Habitat Centre, New Delhi
1997 - 'Gift for India', Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi and Gallery Chemould, Max Mueller Bhavan and Artists Centre, Mumbai
1996 - 'The Pastel', Gallery Art Motif, New Delhi.
1995 - 'Resource Art - A New Look at the Elements', Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai
1995 - 'Art and Nature', International Workshop and Exhibition sponsored by Lalit Kala Akademi, Japan Foundation and Max Mueller Bhavan at Buddha Jayanti Park, Delhi,
1995 - 'Configura-2': Dialogue of Cultures', Erfurt. Germany
1995 - 'Bombay' RPG Enterprises, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1995 - 'The Right to Hope: One World Art', Johannesberg Art Gallery Johannesberg, South Africa
1995 - 'Postcards for Gandhi', A SAHMAT Exhibition,Vadhera Art Gallery, Delhi; Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai; Gallerie 88, Kolkata; Alliance Françoise, Chennai; Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore; Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
1995 - 'Watercolors: A Broader Spectrum-II: Acts of Painting: Acts of Play', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1995 - 'A Tree in my Life', Village Gallery, New Delhi
1994 - 'Hundred Years: From the NGMA Collection', National gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1994 '- Drawing '94', All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), Gallery Espace, New Delhi
1993 - 'Still-Life', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1992 - 'Contemporary Indian Art', Bangladesh Shilpa Kala Academy Dhaka,
1992 - 'Journeys within Landscapes', Sakshi Gallery at Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
1992 - 'Pioneers to the New Generation', Arts Acre, Kolkata
1992 - 'Silver Jubilee Exhibition: Artists from Northern India', Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
1991 - 'Artists against Communalism: Words and Images', SAHMAT, Delhi and 15 other cities in India
1990 - 'Splash: Images on Glass' with Bhupen Khakhar and Nalini Malani, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1990 - 'Homage to Nelson Mandela', Little Theatre Art Gallery New Delhi
1990 - 'Art Mosaic', Kolkata, Illustrated catalogue
1990 - 'Ambassador's Choice', Kingdom of Netherlands, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1989 - 'Timeless Art ' Victoria Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai
1989 - 'Artists Alert', Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1988 - ‘25 Years: Anniversary Show’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1988 - 'Art for CRY', Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore
1981 - 'Place for People', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1981 - ‘Inaugural exhibition’, Roopankar Museum of Contemporary Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
1978 - 'Six Who Declined To Show in the Triennial', Kumar Gallery Delhi
1977 - 'Pictorial Space', Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1974 - 'Group Exhibition' Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1974 - 'Indian Painting and Graphics', Poland
1968 - 'Young Contemporaries', Royal Academy of Arts, London
1967 - 'Contemporary Indian Art of India and Iran', Ben and Abby Grey Foundation, New York
1967 - 'Graphic Prints from Slade School', Clare College, Cambridge, UK
1965 - 'Five Painters', Taj Art Gallery Mumbai

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