Rina Banerjee was born in Calcutta, India, in 1963. She lives and works in New York.
Since the end of the 1990s, she has exhibited in numerous international institutions, such as the Musée Guimet (2011) and the Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton (2014) in Paris. She will benefit from an important retrospective which will open in October 2018 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then travel to the San Jose Museum of Art in the Spring of 2019 before a larger American tour until 2021. A monograph will be published for this occasion by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the San Jose Museum of Art.
The artist has also taken part in major international group shows and biennials, notably : Eyes East Bound, for the XIIIth International Cairo Biennale in Cairo (Egypt) in 2019 ; Beyond Transnationalism: The Legacy of Post Independent Art from India, at the Museum Dr. Bhau Daji Lad in Mumbai (India) and also Demise at the Cleveland State University in Cleveland (USA) in 2018 ; VIVA ARTE VIVA, for the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia (Italy) and Hello, City! at the Asia Pacific Contemporary Art and Daejeon Museum of Art (South Korea) in 2017 ; Greater New York 2015, at MOMA PS1 in New York (USA) in 2015 ; Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain at the Centre Pompidou, Paris (France) in 2014 ; for the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at Queensland Art Gallery (Australia) in 2013 ; INDIA : ART NOW, at the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art (Denmark) in 2012 ; The Matter Within : New Contemporary Art of India at the Yerba Buena Art Center in San Francisco (USA) in 2011 ; and Fantasmagoria, le monde mythique at Les Abattoirs in Toulouse (France) in 2010.
Rina Banerjee’s artworks feature in many prestigious private and public collections, such as the Whitney Museum (New York), SF MoMA (San Francisco), the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia), the Centre Pompidou - Musée National Art Moderne (Paris),the Yale University Art Gallery (Connecticut), the Fondation Louis Vuitton pour l’Art Contemporain (Paris), the Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain (Brussels), the Mont Blanc Collection (Switzerland), as well as at the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain ‘Les Abattoirs’ (Toulouse).
Rina Banerjee has been represented by la Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Bruxelles, since 2007.