Amar Kanwar


(b.1964, lives and works New Delhi, India)

Recent solo exhibitions have been at Museo Nacional Thyssen- Bornemisza, Madrid and Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris (2019), Tate Modern, London (2018), Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden (2017), Goethe Institut Mumbai and NTU CCA Singapore (2016), Assam State Museum, India (2015).  In 2013-14 at the Art Institute of Chicago; Yorkshire Sculpture Park; TBA 21, Vienna and at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2012).  Other solo exhibitions have been at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2008), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2007), National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (2006) and the Renaissance Society, Chicago (2004). Kanwar has also participated in documenta 11, 12, 13, and 14 in Kassel, Germany (2002, 2007, 2012, 2017). 

Kanwar has been the recipient of awards such as the Prince Claus Award (2017), Annenberg / Creative Time Prize for Art and Social Change (2014), Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts, Maine College of  Art, USA (2006), Edvard Munch Award for Contemporary Art, Norway (2005), Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, USA (1999), Golden Conch, Mumbai International Film Festival, India (1998).