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Mithu Sen

(b. 1971) Born in 1971, in West Bengal, Mithu Sen obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in painting from Kala Bhavan at Santiniketan and later, completed a postgraduate program at the Glasgow School of Art in the United Kingdom on the prestigious Charles Wallace India Trust Award for 2000-2001. Sen’s most recent solo endeavours include ‘Border Unseen’, Eli and Edythe Board Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan, in 2014; ‘Cannibal Lullaby’, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels, in 2013; ‘Devoid’, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, in 2012; ‘In Transit’, Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei, in 2011; ‘Nothing Lost in Translation’, Nature Morte, Berlin, in 2010; ‘Dropping Gold, Dropping Gold’, Suzie Q Projects, Zurich, in 2009; ‘I Dig, I Look Down’ at Albion Gallery, London, in 2008; ‘Half Full – Part I’ at Bose Pacia, New York, in 2007; ‘Half Full – Part II’ at Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2007; ‘It’s Good to be Queen’ at Bose Pacia Artist Space, New York, in 2006; and ‘Drawing Room – II’; at Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, in 2006. Amongst her recent group shows are ‘Rituals and Reasons: Invoking the Sensual in Art’, Apparao Galleries, Chennai, ‘Word.Sound.Power’, Khoj Studios, New Delhi, in 2014; ‘Peak Shift Effect’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, in 2013; ‘The Conscious Stream’, Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2012; ‘Conundrum’, Bose Pacia, New York, ‘The Pill’, Latitude 28, New Delhi, in 2011; ‘Indian (Sub)Way’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Grosvenor Vadehra, London, ‘Dialogues: A Selection of International Contemporary Artists’, Bartha & Senarclens Parters, Singapore, ‘Eye of India: A Selection of Contemporary Indian Artists’, Bartha & Senarclens Parters, Singapore,in collaboration with Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2010; ‘Astonishment of Being’, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, ‘India 3: New Delhi – Republic of Illusions’, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, ‘Intimate Lives’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, in 2009; ‘Still Moving Image’ at the Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi; ‘Link’ at Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai; ‘Contradictions and Complexities: Contemporary Art From India’ at d.e.n. Contemporary Art and Western Project, Culver City; and ‘Shifting Terrains / Altered Realities’ at the Shrine Gallery, New Delhi, all held in the year 2008. The artist lives and works in New Delhi.