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Atul Bhalla

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Basel Walk, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 90" X 246" © Atul Bhalla
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Periferal God, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 43" X 111" © Atul Bhalla
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Untitled (Reflections), 2011 Archival Pigment Print 54" X 36" © Atul Bhalla
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I Was Not Waving But Drowning II, 2005 Digital Pigment Photograph Face-mounted to Plexiglass 27.94 X 19.05 Cm © Atul Bhalla
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Photo Performance © Atul Bhalla
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Photo Performance © Atul Bhalla
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Yamuna Embankment - I, 2009 Archival Pigment Print 28" X 84" © Atul Bhalla
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Nothing Reached Home, 2009 Waste Wood, Ply Wood 68" X 60" X 36.5" © Anant Art Center
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Two Waters, 2008 Archival Pigment Print 40" X 60" © Atul Bhalla
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Kaner At Vikas Puri Ring Road - II, 2009 Acrylic on Archival Pigment Print 36" X 54" © Galerie 88 - project 88
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Yamuna Underpass, 2008 Archival Pigment Print 52" X 62" © Atul Bhalla
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Khari Baoli - I, 2010 Archival Pigment Print 18" X 54" © Courtesy of Artist and Vadehra Art Gallery
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Ablutions, 2010 Archival Pigment Print 20" X 30" (each) © Courtesy of the artist & Vadehra Art Gallery (VAG) - Okhla
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I DRANK TWO LITRES OF BISLERI , 2005 Yamuna Sand, Cement, Marble Dust Variable © Atul Bhalla
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SPACES WITHIN/WITHOUT, 2005 Yamuna Sand, Cement, Two Litre Bisleri Water in Sealed Bottles 11x11x14 Inches X3 © Atul Bhalla
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UNTITLED, 2006 Glass, Water, Yamuna Sand, Cement 36x12x18 Inches © Atul Bhalla
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Peirce, 2003 Water Color (11 X 15 Inches) X 6 © Atul Bhalla
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Harvest, 2004 Water Color (11 X 15 Inches) X 10 © Atul Bhalla
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Control, 2004 Water Color (11 X 15 Inches) X 20 © Atul Bhalla
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Waste, 2006 Water Color (11 X 15 Inches) X 6 © Atul Bhalla
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Yamuna Morning - II , 2007 Archival Pigment Print 32 X 62 Inches, Edition of 3 © Atul Bhalla
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Sticker (II/II) © Atul Bhalla
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I Was Not Waving But Drowning II, 2005 © Harvard Art Museums
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Two Chairs in Johannesburg , 2012 Diasec Mounted Photograph 40" X 100" © Courtesy of the artist & Vadehra Art Gallery
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Kaner on Shahadara Drain , 2011 (set of 18) Archival Pigment Print 12" X 12" (each) © Courtesy of the artist & The Vadehra Art Gallery
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Contestation - II, 2013 Archival Pigment Print 36" X 54" © Courtesy of the Artist and Vadehra Art Gallery (VAG) - D-53 Defence Colony
Quick Facts
Birthplace
New Delhi
Birth year
1964
Lives in
New Delhi
Works in
New Delhi
Representing galleries
Vadehra Art Gallery (VAG), project 88, sepiaEYE
Statement

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EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Fine Arts, (B.F.A.)  College of Art, Delhi University, New Delhi

Masters in Fine  Arts, (M.F.A.) School of Art, Northern Illinois University , USA

RECENTLY PUBLISHED-

YAMUNA WALK –ATUL BHALLA

SEPIA EYE PUBLICATIONS.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS, SEATTLE EAND LONDON.

2012

Book Launch- YAMUNA WALK

EXHIBITIONS

2011

On the Edge

Solo show of works from 2009 -11.Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (Oct 2011)

Water Works

Grossman Gallery. Lafeyette College. Easton. PA. USA

Curation- Donna Gustafsson( Sept-Oct 2011)

INSTALLATION OF ‘I WAS NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING-II’ AT

Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge MA.USA.

DECEMBER 2010-APRIL 2011

2009

...IN ANOTHER SWEAT, Project88, Mumbai, India (Dec ’09)

...IN ANOTHER SWEAT, Anant Art Centre, NOIDA, India (Aug ’09)

2008

WITHIN/WITHOUT.AICON Gallery, London, U.K.

2007

REMARKING THE RIVER,Project88, Mumbai, India

REMARKING THE RIVER, Anant Art Centre, NOIDA, India

2005

IMMERSIONS, Anant Art Gallery,New Delhi, India

Monographic exhibition of recent works, KHOJ-International Artists Association, New Delhi, India

2000      

Monographic exhibition of recent works, Academy of Fine Arts & Literature, New Delhi, India

1997

Two Persons Show, Art Today, New Delhi, India

1992

Two Persons Show, Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, India

1990

 Solo exhibition, Northern Illinois University, USA.

 

PARTICIPATIONS

2012

SLIPPING BETWEEN THE CRACKS, Curated by MEERA MENEZES, Latitude 28 New Delhi.

2011

Yamuna Elbe Project

Hamburg-Delhi .

Site specific Installations on both Rivers.Oct –Nov 2011

Curation –Till Krause, Ravi Agarwal

Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia
13 Aug - 6 Nov 2011.

Curated by Christine Clarke. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY. CANBERRA. AUSRALIA.

PARIS –DELHI –BOMBAY,

INDIA THOUGH THE EYES OF INDIAN AND FRENCH ARTISTS-Centre Pompidou, Paris . France.

Curated by Sophie Duplaix and Fabric eBosteau.  May 22 –September 19 2011

God, Goddesses, Cinema and Cricket, Curation –Arshiya Lokhandwala, Jehangir Art Galleries, Mumbai India. ( Feb 22.2011)

2010

WEST HEAVENS, PLACE –TIME- PLAY:INDIA CHINA CONTEMPORARY ART, Curated by Chaitanya Sambrani, Shanghai China.

WATER, Curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, USA.

ID/ENTITY, Curated by Vidya Shivdas, Vadehra Art Gallery. New Delhi

A MONUMENTAL TOUR, Curated by Cho Seong Ryeong , Coreana Art Museum . Seoul, Korea.

INDIAN (SUB) WAY, Curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Grosvenor, Vadehra, New Delhi, London

2009

LIVING OFF THE GRID, curated by Meera Menezes, Anant Art Centre, NOIDA, India

FOURTH ASIAN ART TRIENNALE, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

IMMERSIONS curated by Deeksha Nath, Anant Art Centre, NOIDA, India

IN FOCUS - Contemporary Indian Photography, Crimson - The Art Resource, Banglore, India

2008

INDIA MODERNA curated by JUAN GUARDIOLA, IVAM Institute of Modern Art,Valencia, Spain

VIDEO ZONE-4 curated by Sergio Edelsztein and Rotem Ruff, 4th International Video Art Biennial, Israel

WHERE IN WORLD?Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India

MUTANT BEAUTIES curated by Gayatri Sinha, Anant Art Centre, NOIDA, India

CREATIVE EMERGENCIES curated by Maria Livia Brunelli and Silvia Cirelli, Mar Museo D’ ArteDella Citta Di Ravenna, Italy

STILL MOVING IMAGE curated by Deeksha Nath, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India

COURSE, Sepia International, New York, USA

VISUALS OF A POST VISUAL WORLD curated by Gitanjali Dang, Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India

2007                                    

CITY.CITE.SITE, curated by Latika Gupta, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi, India

RELOCATING MASCULINITIES, School of Art and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

PUBLIC PLACES / PRIVATE SPACES – Contemporary Indian Photography & Video, Newark Museum,

New Jersey, USA

2006        

WATCHING ME WATCHING INDIA, Fotographie Forum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

WISE MAN’S DRINK, Lemon Grasshopper Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

2005

…THROUGH 22KMS…LIVING.IT.OUT.IN.DELHI, Presentation made at the solo show by Vivan Sundaram, LKA Galleries, New Delhi.

SELF x SOCIAL curated by Geeta Kapur, School of Art and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi                                              

2004: Median- Epiques Art Gallery, New Delhi

2002: Lok Raag- Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2001: Small but Significant,Academy of FineArts & Literature, New Delhi

2001: “…and Buddha smiled again” Masters Guild, Academy of FineArts & Literature, New Delhi

1999: Mira Centre for the Arts, New Delhi

1997: Art Access: Birla Century Art Gallery, Mumbai

1996: AIFACS Annual Painting Exhibition, New Delhi

1995: AIFACS Annual Painting Exhibition, New Delhi

1994: National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

1993: Search for Talent Exhibition, Vadhera Art Gallery

1993: National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

1992: Ravi Jain Memorial Art Exhibition, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, ND

1991: 63rd Annual AIFACS Painting Exhibition

1991: Yuva Mahotsav, Sahitya Kala Parishad

1990:Spring : ARS Nova Show, NIU, Illinois, USA

1989: Fall: ARS Nova Show, NIU, Illinois, USA

1989: Spring: ARS Nova Show, NIU, Illinois, USA

 

PROJECTS / RESIDENCIES

2009

SOIL BITE, Workshop In Patna, Bihar, KHOJ,International Artists  Association (KHOJ – Bihar)

PROHELVETIA - SWISS COUNCIL International Artists Residency - IAAB Studios, Basel, Switzerland

2008

480C PUBLIC–ECOLOGY-ART - International Public Art Project curated by Pooja Sood, Goethe Institut, New Delhi(http://48c.org/blog/?tag=atul-bhalla / http://48c.org)

2007

ECO+ART, River Yamuna based  Residency,KHOJ-International Artists Association, New Delhi, India

Oberoi Art Camp, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai

2006

ART MEET, Site Specific Work, ITM Universe, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

DILLI DUR AST, Old Delhi based Residency, KHOJ-International Artists Association, New Delhi, India

BLACK BOX EXERCISE,KHOJ-International Artists Association, New Delhi, India

2005

SANDHARBH, Site Specific Workshop, Partapur, Vagad district, Rajasthan

COLLECTIONS

Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, USA; Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India; Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan; Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India

AWARDS

1994:                     Honourable Mention, National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi

1991:                     Painting Award, Yuva Mahotsav, Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi

1990:                     Best Graduate Painting Award, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA

1988-90:               Tuition Waiver,Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA