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Rashid Rana

(b. 1968) Rashid Rana was born in Lahore, Pakistan. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the National College of Arts, Lahore, 1992; and in 1994 received his Master’s degree from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. His work has been exhibited in Pakistan and abroad. His most recent shows include those at Lisson Gallery, Milan in 2014; Chemould Prescott Road and Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, in 2012; ‘The Path of the Lotus: Indian Art’, Grosvenor Gallery, London, ‘High-Light’, presented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at The Oberoi, Gurgaon, in 2011; ‘The Interrupted Image’, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, in 2010, among several others. In 2007 Rana exhibited in solo shows at Nature Morte, New Delhi and Shanghai; Chemould Prescott Road and Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai; and Art + Public, Geneva. His other solo shows include those held at V.M. Gallery, Karachi, 2004; Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad, 2000; and Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery, Lahore, 2000. The Mohatta Palace Museum in Karachi recently held a major retrospective celebrating twenty years of the artist’s career. Rana lives and works in Lahore, where he teaches at Beaconhouse National University.