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Shilpa Gupta

(b. 1976) Born in 1976 in Mumbai, Shilpa Gupta graduated from the sculpture department of the Sir J.J. School of Art in 1997. Her recent solo exhibition include ‘Will We Ever be Able to mark Enough?’ at Galerie in Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Cultuurcentrum, Bruges, and Fonderie Darling, Montreal, in 2011-13; ‘Someone Else’ at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, and Arnolfini, Bristol, in 2012; ‘A Bit Closer’ at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, in 2010; ‘Half a Sky’ at OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, in 2010; ‘Second Moon’ at Gallery Continua, Milan, in 2009; and ‘Blindstars Stars Blind’ at Galerie Volker Diehl and Bodhi Art, Berlin, in 2008. In addition to other solo shows in New York, Toronto, Auckland, Sydney, Aix en Provence and Washington DC, she has shown her work at Several group shows including ‘Descriptive Acts’ at the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, in 2012; ‘Freedom is National’ at Experimenter, Kolkata, in 2009; ‘Shifting Shapes, Unstable Signs’ at Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, in 2009; ‘Body Chatter’ at Walsh Gallery, Chicago, in 2008-09; ‘Indian Highway’ at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, in 2008-09; and ‘Still Moving Image’ at the Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, in 2008. Amongst her honours are a commission from the Tate Online in 2003; the 2004 Transmediale Award, Berlin, the 2004 Sanskriti Prathisthan Award, New Delhi; and recognition as the International Artist of the Year by the South Asian Visual Artists Collective, Canada, in the same year. Gupta lives and works in Mumbai.