Raqib Shaw

Raqib Shaw (b. 1974, Calcutta, India) currently lives and works in London. He graduated with BA (Hons) and MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2001 and 2002 respectively.  Recent solo exhibitions include Of Beasts and Super-Beasts, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2012), Paradise Lost, White Cube, London (2011), Absence of God, White Cube London and  Karlsplatz Project Space, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna (2013), Raqib Shaw At the Met, The Metropolitan Museum, New York (2008), Art Now: Raqib Shaw, Tate Britain (2006). Selected group exhibitions include Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London (2010), The Beauty of Distance: 17th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (2010), Nightmare Full of Unspeakable Things, Concept V, New York (2009), Taswir: Pictorial Mappings of Islam & Modernity, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin (2009), The Power of Ornament, Belvedere, Vienna (2009). Show’s work is part of important public collections such as Tate Britain, London, Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Last updated: 05.03.2015


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