Raqib Shaw

Raqib Shaw (b. 1974, Calcutta) lives and works in London. Graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London (2002). Select solo exhibitions include Reinventing the Old Masters, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2018); Self Portraits, White Cube Bermondsey, London (2016); White Cube at Glyndebourne, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne (2016); New Sculptures and Paintings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2015); Paradise Lost, Pace Gallery, New York (2013); Raqib Shaw, Manchester Art Gallery (2013); Of Beasts and Super-Beasts, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2012); Paradise Lost, White Cube, London (2011); Raqib Shaw At the Met, The Metropolitan Museum, New York (2008); and Art Now, Tate Britain, London (2006). Select group exhibitions include Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015); Eurasia, A View on Painting, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2014); The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2012); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2012); Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco (2012); East Ex East, Brand New Gallery, Milan (2011); 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 and Modernity, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2009); and The Power of Ornament, Belvedere, Vienna (2009). His works are held in public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; and Tate, London.

Last updated: 17.02.2021


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