Marian Zazeela

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    Marian Zazeela, Pandit Pran Nath: Evening Ragas, 1978/ Pandit Pran Nath: Raga Cycle, 1984/ Pandit Pran Nath: Morning Offset print on paper Courtesy of the MELA Foundation

Marian Zazeela (b. 1940, New York, US) lives and works in New York City. Studied (BA) Painting, Bennington College, Vermont, US (1960) and later began studies at the Kirana School of Hindustani Classical Music (1970). Awards, grants and fellowships include DAAD Berliner Kunstlerprogramm Residency, Berlin, DE (1991-1992); Visual Artist Fellowship , National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC. (1978); Scholarship in Painting , Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY (1958). Select exhibitions include Kunst im Regenbogenstadl  Polling, Bavaria, DE (2007); Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, US (2007), Kunsthalle Wien, DE (2007) and Tate Liverpool, UK (2005); Experiencing duration Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, FR (2005); Dream House Sound and Light Environment from the FNAC Collection (2005); Sons et Lumiéres Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR (2004); Magenta Day / Magenta Night site-specific installation (2003); Dream House one year installation, Dia Art Foundation, New York US (1990); Light for Night Ragas light environment with sound by Pandit Pran Nath, Trading Floor Grand Hall (1984); Sound / With / In  Light sculpture with sound (collaboration with La Monte Young),  Galerie Lara Vincy, FR (1993); Knot: Four-in-Hand Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, AT. Fluxus exhibition (1990); Artists in the Dharma exhibition Light sculpture from Still Light Samaya Foundation, New York, US (1986); Light, recent issues in illumination Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, Morristown, N.J (1983). Zazella’s work is held in a number of private and public collections including the Dia Art Foundation, New York, US; Fondazione Mudima, Milan, IT and Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, FR (FNAC).

Last updated: 11.01.2018


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