Nasreen Mohamedi  (Indian, 1937-1990) 

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Nasreen Mohamedi Biography
1937   Born in Karachi, India (Now in Pakistan)
1954 - 1957   St.Martins School of Art, London, UK
1961 - 1963   Monsieur Guillard’s Atelier, Paris, France
1961 - 1963   French Government Scholarship to Paris
1972   National Award in Drawing, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1972 - 1988   Faculty of Arts, M.S.University, Baroda, India
1990   Passed away in Kihim, India
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Orientations: Trajectories in Indian Art, Foundation 'De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY, US
Stuart Shave/ Modern Art, London
Manifestations IV, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2009   Actuality of an Idea, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
Excerpts from Diary Pages, Talwar Gallery, New York, NY, US
Nasreen Mohamedi, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK (solo)
2008   The Grid, Unplugged: Important Drawings from 1970's, Talwar Gallery, New York (solo)
Baroda: A Tale of Two Cities, (Part I), Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005, Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
Fluid Structures: Gender and Abstraction, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2007   Docuementa. Kassel, Germany
Lines, Grids, Stains, Words (Selected drawings from the Museum of Modern Art), New York, NY, US and travel to Fundaco Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 2008 and Museum Wiesbaden, Germany, 2008-9
Contemporary Photography from South Asia, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, US and travel to Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada, 2008-9; P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, US, 2008; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, US, 2007
India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation, Province of Milan, Milan, Italy
Photography from South Asia, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lines, Grids, Stains, Words, Selected Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York
Documenta XII, Kassel, Germany
2006   With Zarina Hashmi and Mellhi Gobhai at Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai
Fifth Asia-Pacific Triennale of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2005   Lines among Lines, Drawing Center, New York (solo)
2003   The Last Picture Show, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN and travel to Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Last Picture Show, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN and travel to Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2004; Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Spain 2004; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, 2005
Photoworks, Talwar Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2000   Drawing Space, inIVA, London, UK
1997   Out of India, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
1991   Nasreen in Retrospect, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay, India (solo)
1987   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (solo)
1986   Exhibition of Drawings, Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi (solo)
1985   Artists Indiens en France, Centre National de Arts Plastiques , Paris, France (solo)
1982   Prithvi Art Gallery, Mumbai (solo)
1981   Shridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi (solo)
1977   Exhibition at the Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (solo)
1975   Third Triennale, New Delhi, India
1961   Gallery 59, Bombay, India (solo)