Huma Bhabha

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Huma Bhabha (born 1962, Karachi, Pakistan) is a sculptor based in New York. Her sculptures are composed from basic construction media and found objects.

Bhabha studied at the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA, 1985) and Columbia University (MFA, 1989).

Bhabha has been widely exhibited internationally, and has been included in several important shows including “Greater New York” at MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center and MOMA in New York, and “USA Today” at the Royal Academy in London. Her work had been included in the 2015 Venice Biennale, the 2010 Whitney Biennial, the 2008 Gwangju Biennial, the 2010 Whitney Biennial and the 2012 Paris Triennial. She was also featured in From Nothing, Something, a documentary film on the creative process that has screened at multiple film festivals including the Newport Beach Film Festival.[1] She recently had her first solo exhibition in New York Huma Bhabha: Unnatural Histories at MoMA PS1 from November 18, 2012–April 1, 2013. [2]

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn., awarded its 2008 Emerging Artist Award to Bhabha. The award came with a $5,000 prize and a solo exhibition at the museum, from September 14, 2008 to February 8, 2009.[3]

Huma Bhabha is represented by Salon 94, Greener Pastures Gallery in Toronto, Stephen Friedman Gallery in London and Grimm Gallery in Amsterdam.

She was awarded a 2013 Berlin Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.


  1. ^ From Nothing, Something film web site, accessed 2013-04-29.
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  3. ^ Aldrich Award Goes to Sculptor Huma Bhabha, ARTINFO, March 6, 2008, retrieved 2008-05-19 

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