Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Rana Begum


Top Pick

artist Matt Calderwood; artist Vanessa Jackson

Year 2017
Medium Pen on paper
Dimensions 29.5 x 21 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Rana Begum:

Rana Begum (b. 1977, Sylhet, Bangladesh) lives and works in London. Graduated from Slade School of Fine Art, London (2002), and Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (1999). Awards include Abraaj Group Art Prize (2017) and Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2012). Select solo exhibitions include Rana Begum, The Third Line, Dubai (2019); Space, Light, Colour, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham (2018); A Conversation with Light and Form, Tate St Ives, St Ives (2018); Rana Begum, Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne (2018); Solo Project, Art Basel Hong Kong and Jhaveri Contemporary, Hong Kong (2017); The Space Between, Parasol Unit, London (2016); 11th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (2016); and Future Lights, Vienna Biennale, Vienna (2015). Select group exhibitions include Is This Tomorrow?, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2019); Frieze Sculpture Park, London (2018); Heavy Metal – Women to Watch 2018, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington (2018); Actions, The image of the world can be different, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (2018); Occasional Geometries, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield (2017); Tribute to Sol LeWitt, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (2017); and New Visions, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2016). Her works are held in public and private collections including Farjam Collection, Dubai; Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, India; British Telecom Headquarters, London; Coimbatore Centre for Contemporary Arts, Coimbatore; MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), Berriedale; Ernst & Young Collection, London; The London Institute, London; United Kingdom Government Art Collection; Arts Council Collection, London; Abraaj, Dubai; Art Museum of Western Virginia, Morgantown; Pictet, Geneva; and Argent, London.