Rina Banerjee is an Indian born New York based artist whose work first came to the attention of a larger audience during the 2000 Whitney Biennial. Most recently Rina Banerjee’s large installations were shown in Fatal Love, at the Queens Museum of Art and at PS 1’s Greater New York. Rina Banerjee’s solo project Take Me, Take Me, Take Me … To the Palace of Love at Peabody Essex Museum in MA, 2005-2006 is an inspiration of the paper Taj Mahal featured in the gallery’s booth at the VOLTA fair.
Represented by Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York
Rina Banerjee, Take Me, Take Me, Take Me... To the Palace of Love, 2005, ReynoldsPlastic Warp, copper, steel, brass, semiprecious stones, Bakelite, Styrofoam, archival tape, feathers, wood, Installation view at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Rina Banerjee, Take Me, Take Me, Take Me... To the Palace of Love, 2005, detail, Installation view at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Rina Banerjee, Deep Gardens, 2005, detail, Mixed media on paper, 50 x 36 inches
Rina Banerjee, Purity, 2003, Acrylic, ink and mixed media on vellum, 40 x 40 inches
Rina Banerjee, Tropical Fatigue and the Seven Wanderings: You Are Not Like Me, 2005, Installation view from PS 1's Greater New York