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Rina Banerjee

Contact
Lives and works in Manhattan, New York
rinabanerjee@me.com
rinabanerjee.com

Bio
1963 Kolkata, India
1993 Case Western Reserve University, Case Institute of Technology, Polymer Engineering, Bachelors of Science
1995 Yale University, Yale School of Art, Painting and Print Making, MFA

Biennials
2017
US Biennial "Prospect.4" NOLA, New Orleans, USA
2016
Busan Biennial, “Hybirdizing Earth Discussing Multitude”, curated by Yun Cheagab, Busan Art Museum, Korea
2015
"Asian Art Biennial” curated by Iris Huang, Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung, Taiwan
"Greater New York Show" curated by Peter Eeley, Mia Lock PS1 Moma, New York, NY
2013
"55th Venice Biennale", Glasstress Museum, curated by James Putman, Academy Bridge, Venice, Italy
2012
"7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7)", Gallery of Modern Art and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2011
"Yokohama Triennial - Our Magic Hour", curated by Akiko Miki, Yokohama, Japan
2006
"The 3rd Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale", curated by Fram Kitwaga, Hatchi, Japan
2005
"Greater New York Show" PS1 MoMA
2000
"Whitney 2000 Biennial", Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, New York

Solo Exhibitions (selected)
2017
“Human Likeness”, Hosfelt Gallery, San Franscisco, CA
"Human Doll", Sophia Contemporary, London
2015
“Human Traffic, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France.
“Tropical Urban”, Jacob Lewis Gallery, NY, New York
“Migration's Breath”, Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
2014
"Disgust", LA Louver, Los Angeles, CA
2013
"What am I made of and How do you know my name?", OTA Fine Arts, Tokyo
"A world lost", Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian, Washington DC
"Tender Mahal - Lifted", Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Bowerbirdnest", Future Perfect, Singapore
2012
"Creastionism's Kiss", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
"A World of Lies", Galerie Espace, Hong Kong, China
2011
"Chimeras of the India & the West", Musée Guimet, Paris
"Imagining the other half of the world from here", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
2010
"Forever Foreign", Haunch of Venison, London
2009
"Look into my eyes and you will see a world unexplainable - out of place", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
2008
"Allure", Gallery Espace, New Delhi
"Distant Nearness", Nerman Museum of Contempoary Art, Kansas City, Kansas
2007
"Where the Wild Things Are (...is no place at all and all places that cannot be lived in but visited, realized out of our careful, playful and tenacious tourism of others, realized as our mobility wanders too far)", Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin
"Foreign Fruit", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
2006
"Fantasies without travel will travel", AMT Gallery, Como
2002
"Phantasmal Pharmacopeia", Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
2001
"Antenna", Bose Pacia Modern, New York
"Phantasmal Pharmacopeia", Debs and Co., New York, NY
2000
"Auf Weidersehen", Admit One Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2016
"En toute modestie - Archipel Di Rosa", curated by Julie Crenn, MIAM Sète, (Musée International des Arts Modestes), France
"20th Anniversary Exhibition", Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Displacement: Symbols and Journeys”, curated by Amy Gaplin, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Florida, USA
“Hey You!~Who me?!, curated by Robert Storr, Yale University, 32 Edgewood Gallery, Ct, USA.
2015
Asian Art Biennial,“Artist Making Movement”, curated by Iris Haung, Taiwan Museum of Art, Taiwan, China.
"New Ways of Seeing: Beyond Culture", Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
"Eye Contact", Improvised Showboat, Brooklyn, NY
2014
"Holding It Together: Collage, Montage, Assemblage", Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Astralis", Espace Cultural Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
"Des Hommes, Des Mondes", College des Barnardins, Paris, France
"Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions", Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
"Kaleidoscopic India", Maison Guerlain, Champs Elysées, Paris, France
"Perspectives: Rina Banerjee", Smithsonian Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC
2013
"Florence and Daniel Guerlain Donation", Center Pompidou, Paris
"Vivid Strata: New Representations of Asia", Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
2012
"Look Both Ways", Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"India: Art Now", Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
"Crossings: Time Unfolded-II", Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi
"Misunderstood", Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv
2011
"Yokohama Triennial - Our Magic Hour", BankART 1929, Yokohama
"Fragility", Art Alive, Gurgaon, India
"The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art Of India", Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco, CA
"RoundAbout", Tel Aviv Art Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
"Facets of the Figure", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
"Fabular Bodies: New Narratives in the Art of the Miniature", Harmony Art Foundation, Mumbai
"What is Sculpture", CRG Galler, New York, NY
"Avant Première", Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
"EAST EX EAST", Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
"Pangea: Art at the Forefront of Cultural Convergence", Frey Norris Modern & Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
"Roots in the Air, Branches Below: Modern & Contemporary Art from India", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
"13.0.0.0.0", RH Gallery, New York, NY
2010
"Fantasmagoria: Le monde mythique", Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
"Wild Flowers", Kunstallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
"Roundabout", City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
"The road of marvels, path of elegance", Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels
"Bring Me a Lion", Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2009
"Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvelous Reality", organized by Gallery Espace, New Delhi / Rabindra Bhawan Galleries, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
"Anomalies", Rossi and Rossi, London
"Wonderland", Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
"Pretty is as pretty does", Site Santa Fe Contemporary Art Center, Santa Fe
"Mythologies", Haunch of Venison, London
2008
"Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers of Evil Still Bloom)", Cueto Project, New York
"Everywhere is War (And Rumours of War)", Bodhi Art, Mumbai
"Evolution", Max Lang Gallery, New York, NY
"Indian Focus", Espace Claude Berri, Paris
"Exploding the Lotus", Art and Culture Center for Hollywood, Los Angeles
2007
"An Archaeology", The Zabludowicz Art Collection, London
2006
"Black Moon Island: Contemporary International Drawing", One in the Other Gallery, London
"The 3rd Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale", Echigo-Tsumari Region
2005
"Greater New York Show", MOMA P.S. 1, New York
"Agra", Peabody Essex Museum, Salem
"Looking in the Eye of the Beholder", Rotunda Gallery, New York
"Fatal Love: South Asian American Art Now", Queens Museum of Art, New York
2004
"Open House", Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
2003
"Yankee Remix", Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art, North Adams, Massachusetts
"5X5 Contemporary Artist on Contemporary Art", Whitney Museum of American Art, Phillip Morris Space, New York
2000
"Whitney Biennial", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Exoticism was for sale", Debs & Co., New York "Good Business is the Best Art", New York
1999
"Bodies of Resistance", Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1997
"Artist in the Market Place" (AIM) , Bronx Museum, New York
"Out Of India", Queens Museum of Art, New York
"Hybrid Harem", Colgate University, Dana Arts Center, New York
"Research Revision Reconstruct", Old Dominion University, New York
"Fermented", Arason Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York
"Seeking Beautiful Indian Girls", Gallery 401, Toronto

Selected Public and Private Collections
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
Anita Zabludowitz Art Trust, London
Art, Design and Architecture Museum, University of Carolina, Santa Barbara, CA
Bard College, Studio Arts Department, New York
Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Claude Berri Collection, Paris
Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
Fondation Louis Vuitton pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris
Foundation of Contemporary Art Daniel and Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls
Hammer Museum, University of California Los Angeles
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Kiran Nadar Museum, New Delhi
Les Abattoirs, Toulouse Museum, Toulouse
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, New York
New York Public Library, New York
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, New York
Queens Museum, New York
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, MI
RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
The Brooklyn Museum, New York
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ