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Rina Banerjee


Born in 1963 in Calcutta, India.

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.



1995            Yale University, Master of Fine Art
1993            Case Western Reserve University, Bachelor of Science

Solo exhibitions

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tenesse, USA

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World , San José Museum of Art, CA, USA
- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World , Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
- La Ronde #4, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Native Naked..., Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- Human Traffic, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- A world lost, Site specific installation, Sackler Gallery, The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art, Washington

- Glasstress, Murano Project Whitelight/white Heat, 55th Biennale de Venise

- Creationism’s kiss, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Imagining the other half of the world from here, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Chimères de l'inde et de l'occident, Musée Guimet, Paris

- Haunch of Venison, London, England

- Look into my eyes and you will see a world unexplainable, out of place, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Allure, Gallery Espace , New Delhi, India

- The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut
- Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39 , Basel,Switzerland

- Foreign Fruit, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- The wilderness within, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin,
- Shangai Art Fair, Solo Show with Galerie Nathalie Obadia, China-Shanghai exhibition Center

- Silver pearl girls and Gardens, VOLTA show 02, Basel,
- Fantasies Without Travel Will Travel, AMT Gallery, Como,

- Phantasmal Pharmacopoeia, Debs & Co. NY
- Phantasmal Pharmacopoeia, curated by Susette Min, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
- Antenna, Bose Pacia Gallery , New York
- Auf Wiedersehen, Admit One Gallery, Chelsea ,New York.


Group exhibitions

- La Nuit était papier, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- 10 ans, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Tissage, Tressage, quand la sculpture défile , Villa Datris, l'Isle sur la Sorgue, France
- Beyond Transnationalism: The Legacy of Post Independent Art from India, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, India
- Summer exhibition, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- VIVA ARTE VIVA , 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale, Italy
- Hello, City!, Asia Pacific Contemporary Art, Daejeon Museum of Art , South Korea
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- En toute modestie/Archipel Di Rosa , MIAM Sète, (Musée International des Arts Modestes) France
- Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora, Asia Society, New York, USA

- Greater New York 2015, MOMA PS1, New York, USA
- Donation Florence&Daniel Guerlain, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
- Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
- Hey You! ~ Who Me?, Yale School of Art, CT, USA
- Displacement: Symbols and Journeys, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Florida, USA

- Interrupting Entropy : Selections from the Betlach Collection, Santa Clara University, University Librairy Gallery, Santa Clara, CA, USA
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Asian Art Biennial - Artist Making Movement, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

- Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Paris
- Des hommes, des mondes, Collège des Bernardins, Paris
- Astralis, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
- Kaleidoscopic India , Maison Guerlain, Paris, France

- The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), Australia
- Sculptrices, Villa Datris, L’Isle sur la Sorgue

- Hors les murs, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- INDIA : ART NOW , ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
- The Matter within : New Contemporary Art of India, Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco

- Lo real maravilloso: Marvelous Reality, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India
- The 242nd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition,, Invited Room at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010, London, Group show curated by Fiona Rae. With Rina Banerjee, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, George Condo, Nigel Cooke, Rosson Crow, Ansel Krut, Martin Maloney, Frank Nitsche, Dan Perfect...
- La route des merveilles, path of ellegance, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
- Fantasmagoria, le monde mythique, curated by Pascal Pique, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
- Roundabout, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
- Bring Me a Lion, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis MO USA
- Wild Things, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark

- Pretty Is As Pretty Does, Group Show Curated By Laura Heon, Site Santa Fe Museum Contemporary
- Mythologies , Haunch & Venison , London, England
- Wonderland , Group show curated by Robert Roos, Kade Amersfoort , Netherlands
- Anomalies , curated by Jaishri Abhichandani, Rossi & Rossi, London.England

- Group show, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Sackler Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Museums, Washington, D.C.
- Dessins de la Collection Florence et Daniel Guerlain, services culturels, Ambassade de France, New York
- Rina Banerjee, Barti Kher and Subhod Gupta, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas city
- Pretty is as pretty does, Site Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA
- Dyed Roots: the new emergence of culture, Mocca Toronto, (Museum of contemporary Canadian Art)
- Indian Focus , Espace-Claud Berri , Paris
- The flowers of Evil still Bloom/Spleen : Les Fleurs du Mal , Cueto Project , New York.USA

- An Archeology, Zabludowicz Art Trust, London

- Sheboygan, John Micheal Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin,
- Tsumari-Echigo Exhibition 3rd Triennial, Japan, curated by Fram Kitwaga,
- Black Moon Island, One in the Other - Contemporary International Drawing, London,

- Agra, Peabody Essex Museum, curated by Karina Corrigan, w/catalog, Salem, Massachusetts,
- Looking in the Eye of the Beholder, Rotunda Gallery, curated by Janine Cirincione, Brooklyn, NY,
- Greater New York Show, PS1/Moma, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and staff, w/catalog (essay by Sarah Keesler), Queens, New York,
- Fatal Love: Exhibition of South Asian Contemporary Art Now, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York,
- Suspended Ornament Suspended Place, Suite 106 Gallery, New York, New York,
- Smack-Mellon, Sunset/Sunrise, curated by Courtney Martin and Amanda Church, w/catalog, Brooklyn, New York,

- Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, curated by Charlotta Kotic, w/catalog, Brooklyn, New York,
- Specificity, Riva Gallery, curated by Donald Odita, w/catalog, New York, New York,

- K48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY,
- Yankee Remix, Artists Take on New England Massachusetts, Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Laura Heon, North Adams, Massachusetts,
- ARCO, curated by Omar Chahoud Lopez, w/catalog, Madrid,

- 5 x 5 Contemporary Art on Contemporary Artists, curated by Shamim Momin, w/catalog, Whitney Museum of American Art, Altier Space, New York,

- Antenna, Bose Pacia Modern, w/catalog, Chelsea, New York,
- Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Biennial 2000, w/catalog, New York,
- Au Weidersien, Admit One Gallery, Chelsea, New York,
- Good Business is the Best Art, Bronx Museum, curated by Lydia Yee and Marisol Nieves, Bronx, New York,

- R.A.W. Bodies of Resistance, curated by Barbara Hunt w/catalog, Hartford, Connecticut,

- A.I.M. (Artists in the Market Place), Bronx Museum, curated by Marisol Nieves and Lydia Yee, Bronx, New York,

Press articles


Art and Auction, “Next most collectible artists’’,  June 1st
The New York Times, “The Old New Here, the New New There’’, p.2, 03/09

Figaro magazine, ‘’Le printemps des comédiens, l’été indien’’, p. 85, 6/06
Art Press, ‘’Indian Summer’’, june
Connaissances des arts, Spécial Inde, ‘’Doublé Rina Banerjee’’, p.28, june
Le Figaro et vous, ‘’Le temps de l’Asie’’ by Bertrand de Saint Vincent, 26/05
Le Journal des arts, ‘’Sur la route de l’Inde’’, 13-26/05
Point de vue (Hors série), ‘’Art contemporain, le nouvel’’, Fanny del Volta (april)

BeauxArt, “La FIAC, Nos coups de cœur“, Isabelle de Wavrin & Laurène Flinois, November
Art India, “Space Shifters“,03/2010,Volume XIV, Issue IV
Armory publicity – Artslant new york, « Rina Banerjee »

Asian Art – Profile,“Rina Banerjee“, by Olivia Sand, May
Art India,Volume13, Issue 2, Quarter 2, p.141, Troublesome Thoughts by Zehra Jumabhoy
TimeOut Delhi, January
Connaissance des Arts, Special Inde, January Edition, pp82-89

Le Monde, by Roxana Azimi, « L’inde à mille lieux des clichés de Bollywood », 25/11
Le Monde, by Philippe Dagen, Rina Banerjee Samedi 03 February
Le Figaro, by Valérie Duponchelle, « Rina Banerjee : Le monde est un fruit » 19/01

Art Asia Pacific Magazine, Artist Profiles Edition by Andrew Mearkle

New York Times, Arts Review, Holland Cotter – 3/27
New York Times. Art Review ; Taking a Magical Flight Through Modern India by Holland Cotter. 3/4
The Brooklyn Rail art review/fatal love, Queen Museum, by Ben La Rocco, May
NY Arts, « A Glimpse of New York From a Magic Carpet », by Dorit Cohen,  May/June, Vol. 10, n° 5/6

The Brooklyn Rail, Open House : Working in Brooklyn  by Daniel Baird, May

Flash Art, by Amanda Church, October
Art Papers, by Carol Schwartsman – 9.10 iss
Time Out New York,  Weekend excursions – 3/18
New York Times, by Grace Guleck - 03
Boston Globe, by Christine Temin – 5/18
Times Union art review, Museum Pieces by Timothy Cahill, 8/10

New Yorker, Around Town - 02
Art In America, by Janet Kopolos, 10/02

Art Forum, by Barry Schabaszkiy, October
Art News, « Passages from India », by Carley Burwick, April

Art India : Art News Magazine of India, Vol. V Issue 1 « No Place Like Home », by Karen Miller-Lewis, Fall