Dayanita Singh

Born 1961
Hometown New Delhi, India
Lives and Works New Delhi, India
Education
Documentary Photography, International Center of Photography, New York, 1988
Visual Communication, National Insitute of Design, Ahmedabad, 1986

Dayanita Singh Gallery Art

Frith Street Gallery, London

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Louisiana

Museum fuer Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, Boston

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Southampton City Art Gallery, Southhampton

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

The National Gallery of Canada, Ontario, Canada

Tate Gallery, London

The extensive oeuvre of artist and photographer Dayanita Singh highlights her interest in archive, sequence and poetic narrative. Her use of the photographic image reflects the relationship between her art form and the art historical canon, incorporating various processes and presentations. Over the course of her career Singh has published twelve books corresponding to different projects, Zakir Hussain (1986), Myself, Mona Ahmed (2001), Privacy (2003), Chairs (2005), Go Away Closer (2007), Sent A Letter (2008), Blue Book (2009), Dream Villa (2010), Dayanita Singh (2010), House of Love (2011), File Room (2013), and Museum of Chance (2014).


She has shown her work in a number of international institutions including Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Museum of Modern Art, Bogota and Frith Street Gallery, London. Her work was exhibited at the 2011 and 2013 Venice Biennale, and in 2014 received a Chevalier dans l' Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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