Neeraj Gupta

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Neeraj Gupta
Neeraj Gupta Sculpture Artist.jpg
Born1969
Delhi
Nationality Indian
Alma materSchool of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
OccupationSculpture Artist
OrganizationDelhi Art Society
Known forSculpture Art

Neeraj Gupta (born 1969) is an Indian sculptor.[1][2] He took second prize in the sculpture section of the Florence Biennale in 2017, one of over a hundred winners in eleven sections.[3] Gupta became the first Indian artist to win Florence Biennale Award.[4] In 2018 he was one of the two hundred artists[5] accepted to exhibit at the annual NordArt exhibition in the Carlshütte [de] of Büdelsdorf, in Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany.[6] Keshav Malik was his guru.[7]

In 2004 he won the Sahitya Kala Parishad award at the 28th Annual Art Exhibition, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi.[8] Gupta is the founder and president of Delhi Art Society.[9][10][11]

Neeraj Gupta is also one of the finalists of Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2018 out of 666 entries.[12]

In 2019, Neeraj Gupta became the member of Royal Society of Sculptors, United Kingdom.[13]

Neeraj Gupta's art "From Here to Eternity" was selected for 8th Beijing International Art Biennale China 2019.[14]

Neeraj Gupta is one of the winners (3rd place) of International Art & Design Competition 2020.[15]

In February 2020, Gupta organised a public art exhibition "Sculpt for Delhi III" presented by Delhi Art Society. The seven days art exhibition featured works of 20 sculpture artists from across the India.[16][17][18]

In 2021, Gupta was nominated for 9th Gwangju Biennale South Korea.[19]

Public exhibitions[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2019 Eminent Artist of India in the 60th National Exhibition of Art by Lalit Kala Academy (National Academy of Art)[38]
  • 2017 Silver Medal in Florence Biennale Award[39][3]
  • Sahitya Kala Parishad Award, 28th Annual Art Exhibition, 2004[8]
  • Finalist for Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2018 out of 666 entries 2018.[12]
  • Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021 by David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation[40]

Documentary Bibliography[edit]

  • 20 Solutions, Artist Response to Climate Change, released on the eve of Climate Summit in PARIS by Environment Minister, Govt. of India 2015[41]
  • Documentary on Singasth Kumbh 20[42]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban art sculpture adorns central Delhi". Hindustan Times. 4 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Enduring Stones, Deep Woods: Sculptures by Neeraj Gupta". Asia Art Archive.
  3. ^ a b "The names of the awarded artists 2017 - Florence Biennale". Florence Biennale. 15 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Neeraj Gupta Becomes the first Indian Artist To Win Florence Biennale Award". The Dayafter. 25 October 2017.
  5. ^ "NordArt Homepage". nordart.de (in German).
  6. ^ "The artists of the NordArt". nordart.de (in German).
  7. ^ "Neeraj Gupta, Entertainment Photo, Delhi Times shutterbug capture..." timescontent.com.
  8. ^ a b Ashok, Sowmiya (7 May 2013). "Depicting Delhi's spiral of energy". The Hindu.
  9. ^ "Delhi's widest fountain to open near AIIMS next month". Hindustan Times. 5 April 2021.
  10. ^ "'Public art holds cities together,' Delhi artist shares thoughts". The New Indian Express.
  11. ^ "Delhi to soon get a policy and a master plan for public art - Neeraj Gupta". Hindustan Times. HT Media Ltd. 7 December 2018. p. 3.
  12. ^ a b "Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize announces 2018 finalists" (PDF). sculptureprize.woollahra.nsw.gov.au. woollahra.nsw.gov.au. 2 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Neeraj Gupta MRSS". sculptors.org.uk.
  14. ^ "Exhibition News". bjbiennale.com.cn.
  15. ^ "Winners | International Art & Design Competition 2020". www.accademiariaci.info.
  16. ^ "An art show focussing on relevance of public art - Times of India". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Delhi Art Society presents Sculpt for Delhi III". ArchitectandinteriorsIndia.
  18. ^ "Out in the Open". The Indian Express. 14 February 2020.
  19. ^ "Pandemic-themed art gains recognition". The New Indian Express.
  20. ^ "Voting now ready for Arts Alive 2020 sculptures". Oak Bay News. 25 September 2020.
  21. ^ "Experiments with Truth". The Jerusalem Biennale (in Hebrew).
  22. ^ Ashok, Sowmiya (6 May 2013). "Depicting Delhi's spiral of energy". The Hindu.
  23. ^ "Urban art sculpture adorns central Delhi". Hindustan Times. 4 May 2013.
  24. ^ "Participating artists of the 3rd Santorini Biennale – 2016 | Santorini Art Biennial 2016 – Official Website". santorinibiennale.gr.
  25. ^ Ningthoujam, Sainico (23 December 2016). "Mythology in a new context". The Hindu.
  26. ^ "Delhi Arts Society". delhiartsociety.com.
  27. ^ "IIC India International Centre – Home". iicdelhi.nic.in.
  28. ^ "Exhibition "Environment…let us breathe better together" group shows of sculptures & paintings, photographs and collages at Art Gallery, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Estate > 2nd to 7th December 2015". Delhi Events.
  29. ^ "Kaya Kalpsculpture exhibition". The Times of India.
  30. ^ ""Kaya Kalap" A solo exhibition of sculptures by Neeraj Gupta at Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road> 24th January-3rd February 2013". Delhi Events.
  31. ^ "Lighting tips for art". Times of India Blog.
  32. ^ Visual Arts: TheIndia Habitat Centre's Journal. The Centre. 2003.
  33. ^ "'Sculpt for Delhi' to showcase magnanimity of aesthetic art, culture | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 26 March 2018.
  34. ^ "A sculpture exhibition to promote public art - Times of India". The Times of India.
  35. ^ "Sculpture exhibition featuring diverse artworks inaugurated". Business Standard. 5 March 2019.
  36. ^ MP, Team (9 February 2020). "An initiative to make art accessible for public". millenniumpost.in.
  37. ^ "Out in the Open". The Indian Express. 14 February 2020.
  38. ^ "Lalit Kala Akademi's annual exhibit to take place in Mumbai". Business Standard. 8 March 2019.
  39. ^ "Neeraj Gupta Becomes First Indian Artist To Win Florence Biennale Award". The Dayafter. 25 October 2017.
  40. ^ "Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021 Archives". David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.
  41. ^ "Sculptor Neeraj Gupta". Moneycontrol.
  42. ^ "Rough Edit Kumbh Mela 2016". 24 November 2016.

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