Video | January 2018| 'Dark Matter (MM)' Salon Berlin I Museum Frieder Burda.

As the first solo exhibition by British-born, Delhi-based artist Bharti Kher in Germany, the show at Salon Berlin comprises a series of recent works dealing with the continuous interplay between creation and destruction, chaos and order.

Interview  | March 2017 | Uncertain States: A conversation with Bharti Kher Sculpture Magazine  By Rajesh Punj If science is determined by a body of facts, then art is closer to fiction, moving between states of certainty and uncertainty in order to create visual parables of our lives as they are now, and are likely to be in the future.  More.

Interview | March 2017 | Uncertain States: A conversation with Bharti Kher
Sculpture Magazine

By Rajesh Punj
If science is determined by a body of facts, then art is closer to fiction, moving between states of certainty and uncertainty in order to create visual parables of our lives as they are now, and are likely to be in the future. More.

Review  | January 2017 | Bharti Kher at Galerie Perrotin Paris Frieze Magazine  By Emily Nathan The London-born, New Delhi-based artist Bharti Kher is a mistress of visual contradiction. Whether sculpture, painting or installation, her work is created from an unlikely harmony of seemingly dissenting parts; delicately wrought, fine calibration always belies a weighty material or conceptual presence.  More.

Review | January 2017 | Bharti Kher at Galerie Perrotin Paris
Frieze Magazine

By Emily Nathan
The London-born, New Delhi-based artist Bharti Kher is a mistress of visual contradiction. Whether sculpture, painting or installation, her work is created from an unlikely harmony of seemingly dissenting parts; delicately wrought, fine calibration always belies a weighty material or conceptual presence. More.

Feature  | December 2016 | How keeping a diary helps Bharti Kher create her art Elle India  By Rosalyn D'Mello Bharti Kher’s alter ego is a serial diarist. This private persona is not one to which she is known to allow easy access; it must often be teased out of her. On rare occasions, she may volunteer to share choice excerpts from her textual endeavours.  More.

Feature | December 2016 | How keeping a diary helps Bharti Kher create her art
Elle India

By Rosalyn D'Mello
Bharti Kher’s alter ego is a serial diarist. This private persona is not one to which she is known to allow easy access; it must often be teased out of her. On rare occasions, she may volunteer to share choice excerpts from her textual endeavours. More.

Books  | September 2016 | This Breathing House  Published on occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Freud Museum from September to November 2016, ‘This Breathing House’ offers an intimate view of Indian artist Bharti Kher’s installation in Sigmund Freud’s final home in London.  More.

Books | September 2016 | This Breathing House

Published on occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Freud Museum from September to November 2016, ‘This Breathing House’ offers an intimate view of Indian artist Bharti Kher’s installation in Sigmund Freud’s final home in London. More.

Interview  | November 2016 | Bharti Kher's Balance Brilliance at Galerie Perrotin Paris Blouinartinfo International  By Nicholas Forrest “The Laws of Reversed Effort” at Galerie Perrotin Paris until December 23 is a solo exhibition by renowned Indian painter and sculptor Bharti Kher, who is perhaps best known for her “bindi” paintings and her extensive use of everyday, found objects.  More.

Interview | November 2016 | Bharti Kher's Balance Brilliance at Galerie Perrotin Paris
Blouinartinfo International

By Nicholas Forrest
“The Laws of Reversed Effort” at Galerie Perrotin Paris until December 23 is a solo exhibition by renowned Indian painter and sculptor Bharti Kher, who is perhaps best known for her “bindi” paintings and her extensive use of everyday, found objects. More.

Video | October 2016 | 'The laws of reversed effort'
Bharti Kher speaks on her exhibition at Galerie Perrotin Paris.

Feature  | August 2016 | The Body Memoirst Open Magazine  By Rosalyn d'Mello THE ONE OBJECT Bharti Kher has been carrying on her person for at least 13 years does not belong to her, even though she possesses it, not in a Zen-like way, but as an embodiment, or a silent witness that discreetly records every sensuous incident she has since experienced.  More.

Feature | August 2016 | The Body Memoirst
Open Magazine

By Rosalyn d'Mello
THE ONE OBJECT Bharti Kher has been carrying on her person for at least 13 years does not belong to her, even though she possesses it, not in a Zen-like way, but as an embodiment, or a silent witness that discreetly records every sensuous incident she has since experienced. More.

Interview  | August 2016 | In conversation with Bharti Kher critical collective.in  By Gayatri Sinha I think I am constantly trying to establish a balance...  More.

Interview | August 2016 | In conversation with Bharti Kher
critical collective.in

By Gayatri Sinha
I think I am constantly trying to establish a balance... More.

Video | June 2016 | Bharti Kher in The Creative Indians
NDTV GoodTimes

Review  | July 2016 | Bharti Kher's art gets to the heart of the Matter in Vancouver Art Gallery  By Kevin Griffin She’s called Warrior with cloak and shield. Like all of Bharti Kher's work, she’s complicated. She’s a female warrior who doesn’t fit a traditional, male-centred definition of a warrior.  More.

Review | July 2016 | Bharti Kher's art gets to the heart of the Matter in Vancouver Art Gallery

By Kevin Griffin
She’s called Warrior with cloak and shield. Like all of Bharti Kher's work, she’s complicated. She’s a female warrior who doesn’t fit a traditional, male-centred definition of a warrior. More.

Books  | July 2016 | Matter  Published to coincide with Bharti Kher's most extensive survey till date in North America, this exhibition catalogue features insightful essays by leading academics, critics and curators.  More.

Books | July 2016 | Matter

Published to coincide with Bharti Kher's most extensive survey till date in North America, this exhibition catalogue features insightful essays by leading academics, critics and curators. More.

News  | February 2016 | Bharti Kher opens first Australian solo exibition at UWA  Internationally acclaimed artist Bharti Kher will open her first Australian solo exhibition next Friday at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery for the Perth International Arts Festival.  More.

News | February 2016 | Bharti Kher opens first Australian solo exibition at UWA

Internationally acclaimed artist Bharti Kher will open her first Australian solo exhibition next Friday at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery for the Perth International Arts Festival. More.

Interview  | Bharti Kher Dialogue Talk  What’s interesting for me, I mean, how the bindi start — why they started. I mean how they started, and what they are now, is very different. And I think that’s great. I think they’re sort of experiences, like imagined — not specifically now, imagine they’re like text or a random thought. You could look at them like — you look at them like text works, or even maps or typographical, or about how people are.  More.

Interview | Bharti Kher
Dialogue Talk

What’s interesting for me, I mean, how the bindi start — why they started. I mean how they started, and what they are now, is very different. And I think that’s great. I think they’re sort of experiences, like imagined — not specifically now, imagine they’re like text or a random thought. You could look at them like — you look at them like text works, or even maps or typographical, or about how people are. More.

Review  | March 2016 | Artist Bharti Kher work in Perth and Sydney embraces any time, any place The Australian  By Victoria Laurie Artist Bharti Kher has felt alien in two places: Britain, where she was born into an Indian migrant family, and India, where she arrived as a 22-year-old English-speaker, married, and stayed to work and raise a family.  More.

Review | March 2016 | Artist Bharti Kher work in Perth and Sydney embraces any time, any place
The Australian

By Victoria Laurie
Artist Bharti Kher has felt alien in two places: Britain, where she was born into an Indian migrant family, and India, where she arrived as a 22-year-old English-speaker, married, and stayed to work and raise a family. More.

Interview  | August 2015 | Bharti Kher's 'Not All Who Wander Are Lost' WGBH News  By Amanda Kersey New Delhi-based artist Bharti Kher has exhibited her mixed-media works of the world all over the world. Now, her installation "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" has dressed up the new wing façade of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  More.

Interview | August 2015 | Bharti Kher's 'Not All Who Wander Are Lost'
WGBH News

By Amanda Kersey
New Delhi-based artist Bharti Kher has exhibited her mixed-media works of the world all over the world. Now, her installation "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" has dressed up the new wing façade of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. More.

Video | August 2015 | India's Outsider artist, Looking In: Bharti Kher
Bloomberg

Video | October 2015 | Art talk: Bharti Kher
NewsX

News  | March 2015 | Artist Bharti Kher knighted with top French award Business Standard  Artist Bharti Kher has been conferred with the prestigious 'Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters), France's highest cultural award for her contribution in contemporary art landscape. More.

News | March 2015 | Artist Bharti Kher knighted with top French award
Business Standard

Artist Bharti Kher has been conferred with the prestigious 'Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters), France's highest cultural award for her contribution in contemporary art landscape. More.

Interview  | March 2015 | In Conversation with Bharti Kher Ocula  By Anabelle de Gersigny ...it is so raw and amazing to work in these historically invested spaces and to also have a completely blank slate. It is not a white cube and something happens to the work because of that-- it becomes transient yet devoted to the space. You experience the buildings as much as the art.  More.

Interview | March 2015 | In Conversation with Bharti Kher
Ocula

By Anabelle de Gersigny
...it is so raw and amazing to work in these historically invested spaces and to also have a completely blank slate. It is not a white cube and something happens to the work because of that-- it becomes transient yet devoted to the space. You experience the buildings as much as the art. More.

News  | November 2014 | Bharti Kher unveils a new ensemble of sculptures at Hauser & Wirth Zurich Artdaily  For her first exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Bharti Kher unveils a new ensemble of sculptures that have been growing in her studio over the last few years. In line with earlier studio practice, Kher assembles, juxtaposes and transforms found objects that are witness to their own histories. Wooden wheels and architectural remnants, mannequin body casts and pillars all clash in mis-en-scene of dystopia and grand orchestration.  More.

News | November 2014 | Bharti Kher unveils a new ensemble of sculptures at Hauser & Wirth Zurich
Artdaily

For her first exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Bharti Kher unveils a new ensemble of sculptures that have been growing in her studio over the last few years. In line with earlier studio practice, Kher assembles, juxtaposes and transforms found objects that are witness to their own histories. Wooden wheels and architectural remnants, mannequin body casts and pillars all clash in mis-en-scene of dystopia and grand orchestration. More.

Review  | February 2014 | Bharti Kher's "Misdemeanours" ArtAsiaPacific  By Katherine Tong Shanghai is a historic port which first opened up to foreign trade more than 100 years ago. It is therefore fitting that the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM)—a government-affiliated museum inaugurated in the former Royal Asiatic Society building in 2010—has endeavored to showcase artists who are not of Chinese origin. “Misdemeanours” is both a major survey of Indian artist Bharti Kher’s 15-year solo practice.  More.

Review | February 2014 | Bharti Kher's "Misdemeanours"
ArtAsiaPacific

By Katherine Tong
Shanghai is a historic port which first opened up to foreign trade more than 100 years ago. It is therefore fitting that the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM)—a government-affiliated museum inaugurated in the former Royal Asiatic Society building in 2010—has endeavored to showcase artists who are not of Chinese origin. “Misdemeanours” is both a major survey of Indian artist Bharti Kher’s 15-year solo practice. More.

Books  | January 2014 | Misdemeanours  This comprehensive bi-lingual catalogue was published on the occasion of Bharti Kher's most comprehensive solo exhibition in Asia at the Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai. This covers a range of essays by leading curators, art historians and art scholars.  More.

Books | January 2014 | Misdemeanours

This comprehensive bi-lingual catalogue was published on the occasion of Bharti Kher's most comprehensive solo exhibition in Asia at the Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai. This covers a range of essays by leading curators, art historians and art scholars. More.

Interview  | February 2014 | In the studio of... Bharti Kher Numéro  A major figure on the Indian art scene, Bharti Kher produces spectacular works inspired by local traditions and her passion for human and animal bodies.  Numéro  went to see her in her New Delhi studio, which is home to a colourful menagerie of half-human half-animal figures.  More.

Interview | February 2014 | In the studio of... Bharti Kher
Numéro

A major figure on the Indian art scene, Bharti Kher produces spectacular works inspired by local traditions and her passion for human and animal bodies. Numéro went to see her in her New Delhi studio, which is home to a colourful menagerie of half-human half-animal figures. More.

Interview  | November 2013 | A conversation with Bharti Kher MOMMY by Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos  "I think the reasons I started to use them initially and the intentions with which I continue to use them now are very different. If I look back to the early nineties, when I arrived in India, it was completely alien and I felt peculiarly out of tune and out of step. So as an artist there is a way to look—it is not even a journey, because you have not even started one yet—it is about basic things: “How do I start work, what do I make, what do I look at?” So I started to look at the readymade, and I think, essentially, that was my first concern. That just became an investigation into what I did when I went into the streets—the things that I observed."  More.

Interview | November 2013 | A conversation with Bharti Kher
MOMMY by Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos

"I think the reasons I started to use them initially and the intentions with which I continue to use them now are very different. If I look back to the early nineties, when I arrived in India, it was completely alien and I felt peculiarly out of tune and out of step. So as an artist there is a way to look—it is not even a journey, because you have not even started one yet—it is about basic things: “How do I start work, what do I make, what do I look at?” So I started to look at the readymade, and I think, essentially, that was my first concern. That just became an investigation into what I did when I went into the streets—the things that I observed." More.

Interview  | January 2013 | The British-born artist who became one of India's leading talents CNN  By Felicia Taylor and Sumnima Udas As a young art graduate, Bharti Kher went to India intending to spend six months traveling. More than two decades later, she is still there and has become one of the country's most successful artists. Kher, who is based in Delhi, has exhibited her contemporary work -- from paintings to sculptures -- all around the world.  More.

Interview | January 2013 | The British-born artist who became one of India's leading talents
CNN

By Felicia Taylor and Sumnima Udas
As a young art graduate, Bharti Kher went to India intending to spend six months traveling. More than two decades later, she is still there and has become one of the country's most successful artists. Kher, who is based in Delhi, has exhibited her contemporary work -- from paintings to sculptures -- all around the world. More.

Interview  | Summer 2013 | Bharti Kher Whitewall Magazine  By Susannah Tantemsapya Bharti Kher is an unstoppable force in the Asian art world. Born in 1969, she grew up in the suburbs of London after her parents emigrated from India. After graduating from art school, she traveled to New Delhi in 1993, having flipped a coin to decide between there and New York. Two weeks later, she met her now-husband, the artist Subodh Gupta. She has been living there ever since. In 2006, she gained international recognition for her life-size elephant sculpture covered in gray bindis entitled The Skin Speaks a Language Not Its Own. Coming off of four major shows...  More.    

Interview | Summer 2013 | Bharti Kher
Whitewall Magazine

By Susannah Tantemsapya
Bharti Kher is an unstoppable force in the Asian art world. Born in 1969, she grew up in the suburbs of London after her parents emigrated from India. After graduating from art school, she traveled to New Delhi in 1993, having flipped a coin to decide between there and New York. Two weeks later, she met her now-husband, the artist Subodh Gupta. She has been living there ever since. In 2006, she gained international recognition for her life-size elephant sculpture covered in gray bindis entitled The Skin Speaks a Language Not Its Own. Coming off of four major shows... More.   

Review  | November-December 2012 | Bharti Kher: The macabre and the beautifully grotesque Flash Art  By Kanchi Mehta To experience Bharti Kher’s work is to enter a labyrinth of complex questions based on cultural misinterpretation, social structures and memory. Her works have a language of their own, of which the visual aspect is only a fraction of the overriding narrative. She was born in London and spent most of her childhood in Surrey, a county southeast of England.  More.

Review | November-December 2012 | Bharti Kher: The macabre and the beautifully grotesque
Flash Art

By Kanchi Mehta
To experience Bharti Kher’s work is to enter a labyrinth of complex questions based on cultural misinterpretation, social structures and memory. Her works have a language of their own, of which the visual aspect is only a fraction of the overriding narrative. She was born in London and spent most of her childhood in Surrey, a county southeast of England. More.

Video | September 2013 | Bharti Kher at National Art Week of New Media
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi (State Academy of Art)

Feature  | September 2012 | The art of misunderstanding Financial Times  By Griselda Murray Brown On the eve of Bharti Kher’s 2008 exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, the centrepiece of the show, a five-metre sculpture called “The Waq Tree”, toppled over. “I was emotionally shot,” she admits when we meet during the installation of her latest exhibition, at London’s Parasol Unit. “It could have killed someone. I started crying...  More.

Feature | September 2012 | The art of misunderstanding
Financial Times

By Griselda Murray Brown
On the eve of Bharti Kher’s 2008 exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, the centrepiece of the show, a five-metre sculpture called “The Waq Tree”, toppled over. “I was emotionally shot,” she admits when we meet during the installation of her latest exhibition, at London’s Parasol Unit. “It could have killed someone. I started crying... More.

Interview  | March 2012 | Artist Bharti Kher explores the idea of home New York Times  By Shivani Vora “The Hot Winds That Blow From the West” is a new solo show from Indian artist Bharti Kher which includes sculpture, painting and installations that examine the idea of home in an unexpected way that has become her signature. The show, at Hauser and Wirth gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, features a 17 foot-long staircase, sitting in the center of the main room...  More.

Interview | March 2012 | Artist Bharti Kher explores the idea of home
New York Times

By Shivani Vora
“The Hot Winds That Blow From the West” is a new solo show from Indian artist Bharti Kher which includes sculpture, painting and installations that examine the idea of home in an unexpected way that has become her signature. The show, at Hauser and Wirth gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, features a 17 foot-long staircase, sitting in the center of the main room... More.

Review  | September-October 2010 | Inevitable undeniable necessary ArtAsiaPacific  By Sara Raza The tactile, craft-oriented sculpture of New Delhi-based Bharti Kher has had a significant impact on the global art world since the artist moved to India from England in 1993. For her first solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, the artist examined themes of subtle opposition and conflict...  More.

Review | September-October 2010 | Inevitable undeniable necessary
ArtAsiaPacific

By Sara Raza
The tactile, craft-oriented sculpture of New Delhi-based Bharti Kher has had a significant impact on the global art world since the artist moved to India from England in 1993. For her first solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, the artist examined themes of subtle opposition and conflict... More.

Feature  | July 2010 | The elephant woman Livemint  By Anindita Ghose In New Delhi’s satellite city of Gurgaon, artist Bharti Kher’s studio is split between two adjacent three-storey residences. One houses her office, where she executes her finer work, while the other is a workshop where fibreglass and metals are blown and cast. Her office is on the top floor. A discarded branch of  The Waq Tree  (2009)...  More.

Feature | July 2010 | The elephant woman
Livemint

By Anindita Ghose
In New Delhi’s satellite city of Gurgaon, artist Bharti Kher’s studio is split between two adjacent three-storey residences. One houses her office, where she executes her finer work, while the other is a workshop where fibreglass and metals are blown and cast. Her office is on the top floor. A discarded branch of The Waq Tree (2009)... More.

Interview  | May 2010 | 'Yes, I am a feminist' Times of India  By Neelam Raaj  Bharti Kher   talks about her fascination for things large and small - from the hearts of blue sperm whales to bindis shaped like sperm... Sophisticated and articulate, Bharti Kher is one of India's bestselling women artists, according to some sources even the top selling one (her work is priced between...  More.

Interview | May 2010 | 'Yes, I am a feminist'
Times of India

By Neelam Raaj
Bharti Kher talks about her fascination for things large and small - from the hearts of blue sperm whales to bindis shaped like sperm... Sophisticated and articulate, Bharti Kher is one of India's bestselling women artists, according to some sources even the top selling one (her work is priced between... More.

Feature  | March 2010 | Bharti Kher Art Review  By Martin Herbert Several years ago, Bharti Kher became fascinated by a four-by three-inch newspaper photograph of a collapsed elephant being loaded into a truck, and a sculpture was born – albeit slowly. The image was a rear view: to make the front, the artist needed a model. Kher’s studio is in Gurgaon, a thriving satellite city of New Delhi, and she knew where the latter’s colony of elephants is kept.  More.

Feature | March 2010 | Bharti Kher
Art Review

By Martin Herbert
Several years ago, Bharti Kher became fascinated by a four-by three-inch newspaper photograph of a collapsed elephant being loaded into a truck, and a sculpture was born – albeit slowly. The image was a rear view: to make the front, the artist needed a model. Kher’s studio is in Gurgaon, a thriving satellite city of New Delhi, and she knew where the latter’s colony of elephants is kept. More.

Feature  | November 2009 | An Equal Art Verve  By Sona Bahadur The incredible love story of Subodh Gupta and Bharti Kher is entwined with the story of contemporary Indian art – its tentative beginnings, its struggle for identity and expression, its finest hour of dazzling international glory.  More.

Feature | November 2009 | An Equal Art
Verve

By Sona Bahadur
The incredible love story of Subodh Gupta and Bharti Kher is entwined with the story of contemporary Indian art – its tentative beginnings, its struggle for identity and expression, its finest hour of dazzling international glory. More.

Feature  | November-December 2008 | Where I work Artasiapacific  By Elaine W. NG In the fashionable satellite city of Gurgaon, just outside New Delhi, Bharti Kher navigates between the two adjacent three-story residences she converted into studios.  More.

Feature | November-December 2008 | Where I work
Artasiapacific

By Elaine W. NG
In the fashionable satellite city of Gurgaon, just outside New Delhi, Bharti Kher navigates between the two adjacent three-story residences she converted into studios. More.

Review  | December 2007 | Art in Brief- Bharti Kher at Jack Shainman Gallery The New York Sun  By David Cohen 'Unity in Diversity" was a familiar slogan from the early days of India's independence, and serves well for the debut New York exhibition of the ascendant British-born young Indian artist, Bharti Kher.  More.

Review | December 2007 | Art in Brief- Bharti Kher at Jack Shainman Gallery
The New York Sun

By David Cohen
'Unity in Diversity" was a familiar slogan from the early days of India's independence, and serves well for the debut New York exhibition of the ascendant British-born young Indian artist, Bharti Kher. More.