Raqib Shaw

(b. 1974) Born in Kolkata in 1974, Raqib Shaw studied at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London, where he first acquired a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Fine Art in 2001, and then a Master’s degree in the same in 2002. ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’, Shaw’s first solo exhibition, showed at Victoria Miro Gallery, London, in 2004, Deitch Projects, New York, in 2005, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, in 2006. His other solo shows include ‘Absence of God’ at White Cub Hoxton, London, and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, in 2009; ‘Raqib Shaw’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 2008; and ‘Art Now: Raqib Shaw’ at the Tate Britain, London, in 2006.