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MAHIRWAN MAMTANI

Born Indus Valley 1935. After the partition of India in 1947, migrated to Delhi. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1955. Studied Painting at the Delhi School of Art, New Delhi and received the National Diploma in 1962. Awarded DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to study painting at the Academy of Art, Munich under Prof. Franz Nagel in 1966, since then lives in Munich.

MAHIRWAN MAMTANI

Born Indus Valley 1935. After the partition of India in 1947, migrated to Delhi. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1955. Studied Painting at the Delhi School of Art, New Delhi and received the National Diploma in 1962. Awarded DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to study painting at the Academy of Art, Munich under Prof. Franz Nagel in 1966, since then lives in Munich. Read less

Mamtani Mahirwan

Masks - what is behind?


Kulturhaus Milbertshofen Munich


EXHIBITIONS


Over 40 one-man-shows in India and Europe

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)
1968 München, Kunstverein
1969 München, Große Kunstausstellung Haus der Kunst
1970 Berlin, Frühjahrsmesse
1970 Basel, Internationale Kunstmesse Galerie Regio
1970 München, Große Kunstausstellung Haus der Kunst
1971 Basel, Mustermesse Galerie Brechbühl/modern art
1971 München, Große Kunstausstellung Haus der Kunst
1971 München, Kunstzone
1971 Köln, Kunstmarkt Galerie Brechbühl/Regio
1972 New Delhi, National Exhibition of Art Lalit Kala Akademi
1972 Basel, Art ´72 – Galerie Brechbühl/Regio
1972 München, Große Kunstausstellung Haus der Kunst
1972 München, Mandala in der zeitgenöss. Kunst
1972 Düsseldorf, Internationaler Markt für aktuelle Kunst
1973 London, Commonwealth Art Gallery
1973 New York, Young Artists ´73
1973 Locarno, Ipotesi per unarte simbolica
1973 Milano, Situazione Simbolo
1973 Düsseldorf, Internationaler Markt für aktuelle Kunst
1973 New Delhi, National Exhibition of Art Lalit Kala
1974 Segovia, Bienal Internacional de Obra Grafica Y ArteSeriado
1975 New Delhi, Third International Triennale-India
1975 Aarau, Aargauer Kunsthaus - Weltanschauung als Bildidee- gemalte Weltschau curated by Dr. Walter Schönenberger
1976 Bochum, Museum Bochum–Weltanschauung als Bildidee- gemalte Weltschau
1976 Tokyo, Musem of Modern Art, International Print Biennial
1976 Nürnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum,Bild+Text/Text+Bild
1977 Melbourne, Western Pacific Print Biennale
1977 Paris, Salon de Mai
1978 New Delhi, Fourth International Triennale-India
1978 Ljubljana, Moderna Galerija, International Art ´78
1978 Landau, Städt. Galerie (with R.K. Dhawan and Viswanathan)
1979 Tolentino, Biennale Internazionale dell Umorismo nell´Arte
1980 Mannheim, Rosengarten, Surya Galerie curated by Uta Rettberg
1982 Darmstadt, Kunsthalle curated by Edda Bhattacharjee
1982 Bergkamen, 6. bbb – Kunst zum Überleben
1982 Ibiza, X Bienal Internacional
1983 Stuttgart, IFA Forum für Kulturaustausch – Neo-Tantra (with Biren De, G.R. Santosh, Sohan Qadri, Proffula Mohanti, Haridasan, P.T. Reddy and others) curated by Dr. L.P. Sihare
1984 München, Große Kunstausstellung Haus der Kunst
1984 Düsseldorf, Kunstmuseum der Stadt Düsseldorf
1984 Wien, Kunsthaus, Bayerische Kunst Heute
1984 Hannover, Kubus an der Aegidienkirche
1984 Oberhausen, Kunstverein Oberhausen
1984 Bayreuth, Iwalewa-Haus Universität Bayreuth
1984 Tokyo, 15th International Art Biennale
1985 Ljubljana, International Art Collection
1986 Los Angeles, Neo-Tantra Wight Art Gallery UCL – curated by Dr. Edith Tonelli
1986 New South Wales, Neo-Tantra-Art
1986 Frankfurt, Buchmesse – Zeitgenössische Indisce Malerei curated by Prof. P.N. Mago
1987 Warsaw, Zeitgenössische Indische Malerei
1987 Moscow/Leningard/Riga, Festival of India
1987 München, Transart Galerie, Stille Räume
1988 St. Gallen, Stadttheater
1988 Neumarkt, Steinmühle, Kunst für Lebensräume
1988 Perpignan/France, Biennale Internationale de l´Estampe
1991 Bad Kissingen, Galerie Hirnickel
1991 Köln, Die Weisse Galerie
1993 Mainz, Galerie Rathaus, curated by Edda Bhattacharjee
1993 Stettin, Schloß der Pommerschen Fürsten
1995 Tolentino, Biennale Internazionale dell Umorismo nell´Arte
1995 New Delhi, My East is your West, Max Müller Bhavan – Goethe Institut curated by Dr. Georg Lechner
2003 München, The Dual Path of Indian Art Today, Galerie Müller+Plate
2004 München, Indien Institut 75th Anniversary, at Sotheby´s
2004 New Delhi, NRI artists, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
2007 New Delhi/Kolkota, EARTH ON CANVAS – WWF-India
2007 Lamia Greece, Belle Arte Lamia ´07 – videoart
2008 Toronto, Living Arts Center
2015 Bochum, SPARSHA Kunstmuseum Bochum

AWARDS (among others)
1976 Tokyo, 10th International Print Biennale
1978 New Delhi, National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi

GRAPHIK EDITIONS
Edition modern art galerie, Berlin
Bruckmann Verlag, München
Kunstverein, München
Galerie Toni Brechbühl, Grenchen
Galerie Regio, Freiburg
Galerie Becher, Wuppertal
Edition Wassermann, München

COLLECTIONS
Several private and public collections in München, Berlin, Zürich, Grenchen, London, Köln, Wuppertal, Augsburg, Heilbronn, Milano, Paris, Bremen, Adlaide, Calgary, Manila, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, Vienna and also in India – Delhi, Bombay and Baroda, including the National Gallery of Modern Art and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

PUBLICATIONS
Contemporary 30 + 31 Art journal Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

Contemporary Art In India – A Perspective by P.N. Mago, National Book Trust, India, New Delhi -
ISBN 81-237-3419-0

Dictionary of Indian Art & Artists by Pratima Seth, Mumbai – ISBN 8185822905

Situazione Simbolo, Edizioni Galleria San Fedele, Milano

Catalogue WELTANSCHAUUNG ALS BILDIDEE – GEMALTE WELTSCHAU, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (Switzerland) and Museum Bochum Kunstsammlung (Germany)

Catalogue 30 JAHRE GALERIE TONI BRECHBUEHL GRENCHEN, Switzerland

Catalogue THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF PRINTS IN TOKYO, The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo and The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

TANTRA, Philosophie und Bildidee Aspekte zeitgenoessischer indischer Kunst, Institut fuer Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart

NEO-TANTRA exhibition catalogue, curated by Dr.Edith A.Tonelli, UCL, Los Angeles

FESTIVAL OF INDIA-USA published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York ISBN 0-8109-0937-5

Deutschland – Portraet einer Nation Band 10 – Bertelsmann Verlag ISBN 3-570-08720-4

Zeitgenoessische KUNST der >Dritten Welt< by Stroeter-Bender – Dumont Verlag, Cologne – ISBN 3-7701-2665-3

LET IT BE - Edition Art Of Life, by Hans Gedat, Vienna

Catalogue INDISCHE GEGENWARTSKUNST/WSPO´LCZESNA SZTUKA HINDUSKA curated by Edda Bhattacharjee, Frankfurt (Germany) and Szczecin (Poland)

Muenchner Kultur-Magazin APPLAUS, interviewed by Johanna Kerschner, Munich

L´art contemporain dans les pays du >Tiers-monde< - Editions L´Harmattan, Paris –
ISBN 2-7384-3184-4



MAHIRWAN MAMTANI

Born Indus Valley 1935. After the partition of India in 1947, migrated to Delhi. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1955. Studied Painting at the Delhi School of Art, New Delhi and received the National Diploma in 1962. Awarded DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to study painting at the Academy of Art, Munich under Prof. Franz Nagel in 1966, since then lives in Munich.