Amar Kanwar

  • Amar Kanwar. Photo by Monica Tiwari. 

Artist Talk

  1. Apr 18, 2019, 6 – 8 pm
Level B, Lecture Hall

Amar Kanwar presents an artist talk. The following evening on Friday, April 19, 7 pm, Such a Morning will be screened at the Harvard Film Archive.

In 2018, solo presentations of Amar Kanwar’s work were seen at the Luma Foundation, Arles, France, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, The Tate Modern, London, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden and at Photo Kathmandu, Nepal. Other recent solo exhibitions have been at the Max Muller Bhavan, Mumbai, India (2015-16), Frac Pays de la Loire, Carqufou, France (2016) The Assam State Museum, India (2015), the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (2013), Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield (2013), Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna (2013), the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich (2012), the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2008), and the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2007). Kanwar has participated in Documenta 14, 13,12, and 11 (2017, 2013, 2007, 2002). Kanwar is the recipient of numerous awards including the Creative Time/Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change (2014); an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts, Maine College of Art (2006); the Edvard Munch Award for Contemporary Art, Norway (2005); and the MacArthur Fellowship in India (2000).

Both Amar Kanwar programs are presented in collaboration with Harvard Film ArchiveFilm Study Center, and The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University.