Born in London, England, 1969

Studied at the Middlesex Polytechnic, Cat Hill, London, England 1987-1988
BA Honours, Fine Art, Painting at the Foundation Course in Art & Design Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle, England 1988-1991

Lives and works in New Delhi, India, since 1993

Solo Exhibitions
Museum Frieder Burda / Salon Berlin, ‘Dark Matter (MM)’, Berlin, Germany
Isabella Stewart Gartner Museum, ‘Sketchbooks and Diaries’, Boston MA

Freud Museum, ‘This Breathing House’, London, England
Galerie Perrotin, ‘The Laws of Reversed Effort’, Paris, France
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, ‘In Her Own Language’, Perth, Australia
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Matter’, Vancouver, Canada

Hauser & Wirth, ‘three decimal points. Of a minute of a second of a degree’, Zurich, Switzerland
Rockbund Art Museum, ‘Misdemeanours’, Shanghai, China

Kukje Gallery, 'Anomalies', Seoul, Korea
Nature Morte, 'Bind the Dream State to your Waking Life', New Delhi, India

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, England
Hauser & Wirth, 'The hot winds that blow from the West', New York NY
Savannah College for Art and Design, 'Reveal the secrets that you seek', Savannah GA
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, 'Many, (too) many, more than before', Hong Kong, China

Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, 'Leave your smell', Paris, France

Hauser & Wirth London, 'inevitable undeniable necessary', London, England
Hauser & Wirth Outdoor Sculpture Southwood Garden, St.James's Church, Hauser & Wirth Outdoor Sculpture: Bharti Kher, London, England
Gallery SKE, 'disturbia, utopia, house beautiful', Bangalore, India

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, 'Virus', Gateshead, England
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, 'Sing to them that will listen', Paris, France

Jack Shainman Gallery, 'An Absence of Assignable Cause', New York NY
Nature Morte, 'An Absence of Assignable Cause', New Delhi, India

Gallery 88 and Gallery Ske, 'Do not Meddle in the Affairs of Dragons, Because You Are Crunchy and Taste Good with Ketchup', Mumbai, India

Gallery Ske, 'Quasi-, mim-, ne-, near-, semi-, -ish, -like', Bangalore, India
Nature Morte, 'Hungry Dogs Eat Dirty Pudding', New Delhi, India

Gallery Chemould, 'The Private Softness of Skin', Mumbai, India

Bose Pacia Gallery, 'The Private Softness of Skin', New York NY

Galerie F.I.A, 'Telling Tails', Amsterdam, Netherlands

Galerie F.I.A, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Art Heritage, New Delhi, India

AIFACS, New Delhi, India

Group Exhibitions
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, ‘Facing India’, Wolfsburg, Germany

Pizzuti Collection, ‘Visions from India. Transforming Vision: 21st Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection’, Columbus OH
Art Gallery of South Australia, ‘Versus Rodin: Bodies Across Space and Time’, Adelaide, Australia
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Portable Art: A Project by Celia Forner’, New York NY

Weserburg, ‘I Prefer Life’, Bremen, Germany
Johyun Gallery, ‘Present’, Busan, Korea
20th Biennale of Sydney, ‘The Future Is Already Here – It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed’, Sydney, Australia

Hauser & Wirth, ‘Salon d’Hiver’, Zurich, Switzerland
Villa Reale’s Galleria d’Arte Moderna, ‘Don’t Shoot the Painter – UBS Art Collection’, Milan, Italy
SKE Gallery, ‘Codes of Culture’, New Delhi, India
Art Gallery of New South Wales, ‘Go East – The Gene & Brian Sherman Contemporary Asian Art Collection’, Sydney, Australia

Kochi Biennale Foundation, ‘Kochi-Muziris Biennale’, Kochi, India
L’Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, ‘Entre deux expositions. Collection et nouvelles acquisitions de l’Institut’, Bourdeaux, France
Galerie Perrotin, ‘GIRL – curated by Pharrell Williams’, Paris, France
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, ‘Seeing through Light’, Abu Dhabi, UAE
The Old Sorting Office, ‘Here Today… A Major exhibition marking 50 years of the IUCN Red List’, London, England

Hauser & Wirth London, 'Trade Routes', London, England
Khoj International Artists’ Association, ‘We are Ours: A Collection of Manifestos for the Instant’, New Delhi, India
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, ‘Art & Textiles – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present’, Wolfsburg, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, 'Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque', Toronto, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)

Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, 'La Belle & la Bête', Bordeaux, France
Art Gallery of Alberta, 'Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque', Edmonton, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, 'Dot. Systems. From Pointillism to Pixelation', Ludwigshafen, Germany
Mystetskyi Arsenal, 'First International Biennale of Contemporary Art: “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art”', Kiev, Ukraine
Arken Museum of Modern Art, 'India: Art Now, Arken, Denmark
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 'Massive/Intensive: Contemporary Art from India', Tel Aviv, Israel

MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, 'Indian Highway V', Rome, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Nature Morte, 'Seduction by Masquerade', New Delhi, India
Centre Pompidou, 'Paris – Delhi – Bombay', Paris, France
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Pattern ID', Kansas City MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Essl Museum, 'Festival der Tiere', Klosterneuburg, Austria
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 'Maximum INDIA', Washington DC
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, 'Time Unfolded', New Delhi, India
Musée d'Art Contemporain, 'Indian Highway IV', Lyon, France

Gothenburg City Hall, 'Gothenburg Culture Festival', Gothenburg, Sweden
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Tokyo Art Meeting. Transformation', Tokyo, Japan
Kunstmuseum Luzern, 'Lebenszeichen. Altes Wissen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst / Signs of Life. Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art', Lucerne, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Thun, 'Susan Hefuna – Bharti Kher – Fred Tomaselli: Between the Worlds', Thun, Switzerland
Manchester Art Gallery, 'Facing East: Recent Works from China, India and Japan from the Frank Cohen Collection', Manchester, England
Herning Kunstmuseum, 'Indian Highway III', Herning, Denmark (Travelling Exhibition)
The Saatchi Gallery, 'The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today', London, England
Akron Art Museum, 'Pattern ID', Akron OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, 'Tauba Auerbach, Matthew Day Jackson…', Paris, France
Tri Postal, 'Lille3000: "The Silk Road". Saatchi Gallery London in Lille', Lille, France
Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, '21st Century: Art in the first Decade', Queensland, Australia

Lalit Kala Academy, 'Marvellous Reality', New Delhi, India
Casa Asia, 'Indian Narrative in the 21st Century: Between Memory and History', Madrid, Spain
Yale University School of Art, 'Shifting Shapes. Unstable Signs', New Haven CT
Astrup Fearnley Museum, 'Indian Highway II', Oslo, Norway (Travelling Exhibition)
Palais des Arts de Dinard, 'Who`s Afraid of the Artists? A Selection of Works from the Pinault Collection', Dinard, France
Marianne Boesky Gallery, 'Group Show: Bharti Kher, Yayoi Kusama, Eva Rothschild, Mindy Shapero', New York NY
Temporary space at Zimmerstrasse 90-91,'Conflicting Tales – Works from the Burger Collection in Berlin: Subjectivity (Quadrilogy, Part 1)', Berlin, Germany
Palais Bénédictine, 'Les Artistes Indiens d'Aujourd'hui', Fécamp, France
Museum on the Seam, 'Nature Nation', Jerusalem, Israel
The New Art Gallery Walsall, 'Re-imagining Asia. A Thousand Years of Separation', Walsall, England (Travelling Exhibition)
National Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art / Open Your Third Eye', Seoul, Korea (Travelling Exhibition)
Essl Museum, 'Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art', Klosterneuburg, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College, 'Distant Nearness', Kansas City KS
Frank Cohen Collection at Initial Access, 'Passage to India', Wolverhampton, England
Swarovski Crystal World, 'India – Guest in the Giant', Wattens, Austria
Primo Marella Gallery, 'New Delhi – New Wave', Milan, Italy
Espace Claude Berri, 'Artistes Indien, Collection Claude Berri', Paris, France
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 'Re-imagining Asia. A Thousand Years of Separation', Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Mori Art Museum, 'Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art', Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Devi Art Foundation, 'Still moving Image', New Delhi, India
Busan Biennale, 'Expenditure', Busan, Korea
Bodhi Art, 'Everywhere is War (and rumours of war)', Mumbai, India
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, 'Ours, Chat, Cochon & Cie', Lausanne, Switzerland
Serpentine Gallery, 'Indian Highway', London, England (Travelling Exhibition)
Devi Art Foundation, 'Where in the World', New Delhi, India
Anant Art Centre, 'Mutant Beauty', New Delhi, India
Institut Valencia d`Art Modern, 'India Moderna', Valencia, Spain

Art Gallery of Ontario, 'Hungry God', Toronto, Canada
Durban Art Gallery, 'The Sneeze 80 × 80', Cape Town, South Africa
Hangar Bicocca, 'Urban Manners – 15 Contemporary Artists from India', Milan, Italy
FLUSS – NÖ Initiative for Photo-and Media Art, 'Indian Photo- and Media Art: A Journey of Discovery', Weinviertel, Austria
Sammlung DaimlerChrysler- Lekha and Anupam Poddar Collections, 'Private/Corporate IV', Berlin, Germany
The South African National Gallery, 'The Sneeze 80 × 80', Cape Town, South Africa (Travelling Exhibition)
Wedel Fine Art, 'Face East. Contemporary Asian Portraiture', London, England

Ex Mercato Ortofrutticolo 'Fuori Uso 2006 - Altered Stated, are you experienced? ', Pescara, Italy
Queensland Art Gallery, 'The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art', Brisbane, Australia
Nature Morte, 'Inside Outside', New Delhi, India
Arario Gallery, 'Hungry Gods', Beijing, China
Galerie Enrico Navarra, 'Made by Indians. Art on the Beach', St Tropez, France
Gallery Chemould at The Museum Gallery, 'Long Happy Hours. Thereby Happiness & Other Stories', Mumbai, India
Lille 3000, 'Le Troisième Oeil', Lille, France
IFA Galerie, 'Zeitsprünge, Raumfolgen', Stuttgart, Germany

IFA Galerie, 'Zeitsprünge, Raumfolgen', Berlin, Germany
Walsh Gallery, 'Mom and Pop' Chicago IL
LÉcole des Beaux Arts, 'Indian Summer', Paris, France
Nature Morte, 'Summer Show', New Delhi, India
De Beverd Museum voor Grafische Werkelijkheid, 'Het offer/ An intimate I: Droom en Werkelijkheid', Breda, Netherlands

Thomas Erben Gallery, 'Contemporary Art From India', New York NY
Sakshi Gallery, 'Vanitas Vanitatum', Mumbai, India
India Habitat Center, 'Adrogyne', New Delhi, India
Gallery Chemould, 'Crossing Generations: Diverge', Mumbai, India
The Gazon Rouge Gallery, 'The Sneeze 80 × 80', Athens, Greece (Travelling exhibition)

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, 'The Tree from the Seed: Contemporary Art from India', Hovikodden, Norway
Apparao Gallery at The Apeejay New Media Centre, 'Bad Taste', New Delhi, India
Art Inc, 'Sirpur Paper Mills', New Delhi, India

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, 'Under Construction', Tokyo, Japan
Khoj Studios, 'Khoj Residency Show', New Delhi, India
Sakshi Gallery at Habitat Centre, 'Creative Space', New Delhi, India
Nature Morte, 'Photosphere', New Delhi, India
Nature Morte, 'Glue: An Exhibition about Collage', New Delhi, India
NGMA Mumbai, 'Cutting Edge Contemporary', New Delhi, India
Sumukha Gallery, 'Glue', Bangalore, India
India Habitat Center, 'Borderless Terrain', New Delhi, India
NSA Gallery [a Pulse Project], 'Silence Violence', Durban, South Africa
Talwar Gallery, 'MANGO. Visual Selections of SAWCC Artists', New York NY
Project 304, 'Sorry for the Inconvenience', Bangkok, Thailand
CIMA Gallery, 'Sidewinder', Kolkata, India (Travelling Exhibition)
Habitat Centre, 'Sidewinder', New Delhi, India (Travelling Exhibition)
Coomarswamy Hall, The Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, 'Sidewinder', Mumbai, India (Travelling Exhibition)

India Habitat Center, 'Kitch kitch Hota Hai', New Delhi, India
Sahmat Project, 'Art On The Move', New Delhi, India

Kundan Pan Shop, 'Aar Paar. An Exchange Between five Indian and Pakistani Artists', Karachi, Pakistan
Lakeeren Art Gallery, 'Open Circle Exhibition', Mumbai, India
Nature Morte, 'of, based on, or obtained by (Tradition)', New Delhi, India

Jim Beard Gallery at CCA, 'Impact', New Delhi, India
Sakshi Gallery, 'Embarkations', Mumbai, India
Nehru Centre, 'Icons of The Millenium', Mumbai, India
Sahay Filling Station, Mehrauli Road, N.H.8 (a collaborative work with Subodh Gupta), 'Boxwallahs', Gurgaon, India
Central Bureau Vande Hogeschool, 'Hed end aagse Kunst uit India', Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nature Morte, New Delhi, India

British Council, 'Edge of The Century', New Delhi, India
Lakeeren Art Gallery, 'Cryptograms', Mumbai, India

Edinburgh College of Art, 'Royal Overseas League Open Exhibition', Edinburgh, England
Eicher Gallery, 'Of Women Icons/Stars/Feasts', New Delhi, India

Bhopal, India Sakshi Gallery, '6th Bharat Bhawan Biennal of Contemporary Indian Arts', Mumbai, India

Art Heritage, 'Trends in Contemporary Indian Art', New Delhi, India

Milton Gallery, 'Aspects of British Figurative Painting (1988-93)', London, England

Squires Gallery, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

ARKEN Art Prize

YFLO Woman Achiever of the Year

The Sanskriti Award


Sep 5, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013


Bharti Kher : Anomalies


Exhibition: Anomalies