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Nicola Durvasula Biography

Born 1960 in Jersey, British Isles, Nicola Durvasula attained a Diplome National Superieurd ’Expression Plastique from the Ecole des Beaux Arts du Havre, France, and an M.A. in Fine Art from the Kent Institute of Art and Design. Solo exhibitions include Blame it on the sun (2011), Rachmaninoff’s, London; Life is but a dream, part vii (2008), Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Static lines and where they take you (2007), Thomas Erben Gallery, New York; Nicola Durvasula (2004), Nature Morte, New Delhi and D. Nicola (2000), Gallery Chemould, Mumbai. In 2011, her work was featured in Watercolour at Tate Britain, London. Other recent participations include Homespun (2011), Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi; Les Printemps des Poetes (2010), Salon de Lecture, Musee de Quai Branly, Paris; Progressive to Altermodern (2009), Grosvenor Gallery, London; Three Points of View (2008), Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai; and Nicola Durvasula, Chitra Ganesh, Tejal Shah (2006), ThomasErben Gallery, New York.  From February 14 to June 9, 2013 her work will be shown in the exhibition The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989 at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago.  She lives and works in Walmer, Kent.

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Born 1960 in Jersey, British Isles, Nicola Durvasula attained a Diplome National Superieurd ’Expression Plastique from the Ecole des Beaux Arts du Havre, France, and an M.A. in Fine Art from the Kent Institute of Art and Design. Solo exhibitions include Blame it on the sun (2011), Rachmaninoff’s, London; Life is but a dream, part vii (2008), Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Static lines and where they take you (2007), Thomas Erben Gallery, New York; Nicola Durvasula (2004), Nature Morte, New Delhi and D. Nicola (2000), Gallery Chemould, Mumbai. In 2011, her work was featured in Watercolour at Tate Britain, London. Other recent participations include Homespun (2011), Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi; Les Printemps des Poetes (2010), Salon de Lecture, Musee de Quai Branly, Paris; Progressive to Altermodern (2009), Grosvenor Gallery, London; Three Points of View (2008), Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai; and Nicola Durvasula, Chitra Ganesh, Tejal Shah (2006), ThomasErben Gallery, New York.  From February 14 to June 9, 2013 her work will be shown in the exhibition The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989 at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago.  She lives and works in Walmer, Kent.

Nicola Durvasula Featured Artworks

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Untitled (red) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (red), 2020Glazed red earthenware, turquoise porcelain slip, wheel thrown
5.5 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm
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Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke
Untitled (view 5) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 5), 2016Watercolour, gouache on paper
29 x 38 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (view 4) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 4), 2015Watercolour, gouache on paper
29 x 38 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (view 3) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 3), 2014Watercolour, gouache on paper
29 x 38 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (view 2) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 2), 2013Watercolour, gouache on paper
29 x 38 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (view 1) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 1), 2012Watercolour, gouache on paper
29 x 38 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (bowl 5) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (bowl 5), 2015watercolour, gouache on paper
22.8 x 17.7 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery
Untitled (view 2/4/5) by Nicola Durvasula contemporary artwork
Nicola DurvasulaUntitled (view 2/4/5), 2012Watercolour, gouache on paper
38 x 29 cm
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Contact Gallery

Nicola Durvasula Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, RED at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
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14 January–31 March 2021 Group Exhibition RED Galerie Mirchandani + SteinrueckeMumbai
Contemporary art exhibition, Nicola Durvasula, I Am Here - Curated by Grant Watson at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai, India
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12 October–24 November 2012 Nicola Durvasula I Am Here - Curated by Grant Watson Galerie Mirchandani + SteinrueckeMumbai
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Nicola Durvasula, Chitra Ganesh, Tejal Shah at Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
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26 January–18 February 2006 Group Exhibition Nicola Durvasula, Chitra Ganesh, Tejal Shah Thomas Erben GalleryNew York

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Nicola Durvasula In Related Press

The India Art Fair 2016 scorecard: spotlighting India's great artists Related Press The India Art Fair 2016 scorecard: spotlighting India's great artists 10 February 2016, Art Radar Journal

With most galleries opting to display a rather safe selection of artwork of ‘saleable artists’, the fair lacked an element of freshness and missed those few moments of surprise. Nevertheless, the selection of art on show provided a level of comfort for both the uninitiated collector and for the existing contemporary art collector....

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