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Subodh Gupta (born in 1964) is an artist based in New Delhi . He was born in Khagaul , land famous for ancient mathematician Aryabhatta in Patna. He studied at the College of Art, Patna in 1983–1988, before moving to New Delhi where he currently lives and works. Trained as a painter, he went on to experiment with a variety of media.
Born in Khagaul, Bihar, India, 1964 Studied B.F.A. Painting at the College of Arts & Crafts, Patna, India 1983 – 1988 Lives and works in New Delhi, India
Born in 1964, Khagaul, Bihar, India Lives and works in New Delhi, India 2011 Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland Hauser & Wirth, A glass of water, New York NY Hauser & Wirth Outdoor Sculpture Southwood Garden, St. James’s Church, ‘Hauser & Wirth Outdoor Sculpture: Subodh Gupta, London, England 2010 Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland Et tu, Duchamp?KÖR am Kunsthalle Wien project space Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea Pinchuk Art Centre, Faith matters, Kiev, Ukraine Tramway, Take off your shoes and wash your hands, Glasgow, Scotland Nature Morte, Oil on canvas, New Delhi, India Hauser & Wirth, School, London, England 2009 Common Man, Hauser & Wirth, London, England
Mexico City, Mar. 2013: In the history of Western Art, religious and sacred themes have been the predominant subject matter since time immemorial. However, somewhere along the lines of the last 200 years, following suit with historical precedents outside of the realm of art, religious themed art, and an emphasis on the sacred or even the sublime has lost its importance and for many contemporary artists and viewers seems outdated. So much so that today, in an era of conceptualism and post-conceptualism, it is almost a dirty word … (more)