SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021 Rasheed Araeen, Preliminary notes, 24 September - 23 October, Metroland Cultures, London
2020 ‘Rasheed Araeen’, Grosvenor Gallery, 22-26 April, Art Cologne, Cologne
Going East Again’, Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong
2019 'Rasheed Araeen: For Oluwale', The Tetley Museum, Leeds, UK, 16 February - 2 June
'Rasheed Araeen, a Retrospective', Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 8 March -26 May
2018-2019 'Rasheed Araeen, a Retrospective', BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art, Gateshead, 19 October 2018 - 27 January 2019
2018 'Rasheed Araeen, a Retrospective', MAMCO, Geneva, 30 May - 9 September
2017-18 'Rasheed Araeen, a Retrospective', Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2 December 2017 - 25 March 2018
2015-16 'Rasheed Araeen, Going East' Rossi and Rossi, Hong Kong
2014 'Rasheed Araeen', Grosvenor Gallery, London/Dubai
'Before and After Minimalism', Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah, UAE
'Homecoming: A Retrospective', VM Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
'Zero to Infinity', Tate Britain, London, UK.
2010 Aicon Gallery, London
2007 'Minimalism and Beyond', Tate Britain, London
1997 The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Middlesbrough, UK
1996 'To Whom it May Concern', Serpentine Gallery (lawn), London, UK.
The Contemporary Arts Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
1995 John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
1994 V Habana Bienal, Havana, Cuba
The South London Gallery, London
1993 'Strife and/or Structure', Modern Art Gallery, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka-Shi, Japan.
1990 'The Golden Verses', London, UK.
1988 The Showroom, London
1987 'From Modernism to Postmodernism: Rasheed Araeen, A Retrospective'; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Cornerhouse Manchester; John Hansard, Southampton; Chapter, Cardiff, UK.
1986 'White Power, Black Sexuality', Pentonville Gallery, London, UK.
1984 'Rasheed Araeen: Recent Work', Pentonville Gallery, London, UK.
1977 'Paki Bastard', Artists for Democracy, London, UK.
The Walker Gallery, Liverpool
1975 Artists for Democracy, London
1974 Indus Gallery, Karachi
1963 The Arts Council Gallery, Karachi
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020-2021 'Friends, Mathematics and Philosophy', Brent Biennial, 19 September 2020 - 31 January 2021, Brent, London
2020 ‘Geometry + Minimalism’, Grosvenor Gallery, 25-28 March, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
‘Between the Sun and the Moon’, Lahore Biennale 02, Lahore, Pakistan, curated by Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi
2019-2020 ‘Objects of Wonder – from Pedestal to Interaction’, ARoS Asrhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2019 – 1 March 2020 (Lovers, 1968, Tate Col.)
2019 9th Asia Pacific Triennale of Art, Australia
Phytopia, Cardiff, April-May
51 Zero Festival, Rochester Kent, (Chakras and Farungi Mahal)
2018 Auth Rangelay Yaar (Eight Colourful Friends), Matt's Gallery, London
2017 Caro/Araeen, A Conversation, 13 July - 9 August, Grosvenor Gallery, London
'Occasional Geometries, Arts Council Collection curated by Rana Begum', 15 July - 20 October, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
'Reading Room', Documenta, Kassel, Germany
'Shamiyaana-Food for Thought: Thought for Change', Documenta, Athens
Frieze Sculpture Park, Grosvenor Gallery, London
2016-17 'Post War, Art between the Atlantic and Pacific, 1945-1965', Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2016 'Jameel Prize 4', V& A Museum, London & Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
'Playground', Museu de Art de Sao Paulo, Brazil
'Between Object and Architecture', Tate Modern, London, UK
2014 'Other Primary Structures', The Jewish Museum, New York
'The Language of Human Consciousness', Athr Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
'Dark Waters', Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France.
'As Exciting as we can make it: Ikon in the 1980s', Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK.
2012 Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
'Migrations, Journeys into British Art', Tate Britain, London, UK.
'The Tanks: Art in Action', Tate Modern, London, UK.
2011 'Raising Dust: Encounters in Relational Geography', Calvert22 Foundation, London
'The Global Contemporary: Art Worlds After 1989', ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
'A Rock and a Hard Place', Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
'Modern British Sculpture', Royal Academy, London, UK.
2009 'The Death of the Audience', Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
2001 'Live in Your Head', Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
2000 'Live in Your Head', Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1999 'Art-Worlds in Dialogue: From Gaugin to Global Present', Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
1998 'Every Day', Sydney Biennale, Australia
1997 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa
1996 'Inklusions:Exclusions', Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
1995 'Dialogue for Peace', Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
1991 'Lost Illusions', Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
4th Habana Bienal, Havana, Cuba
1990 'A New Necessity', First Tune International , Gateshead, UK
1989-90 'The Other Story: Afro-Asian Artists in Post-War Britain', Hayward Gallery, London; Wolverhampton Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery and Cornerhouse, UK
1989 'Magiciens de la terre', Musee national d'art modern (Centre Georges Pompidou) and la Villette, Paris
1988 'The Essential Black Art', Chisenhale Gallery, London; Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle-upon-Tyne); Huddersfield Art Gallery (Huddersfield); Herbert Art Gallery (Coventry); Gardner 1987 'State of the Nation', Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK
1987 'State of the Nation', Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK
'Heroes', Art Gallery, London
1986 'Conceptual Clothing', Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
'From Two Worlds', Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1985 'Roadworks', Brixton Gallery, London
1984 'Creation for Liberation', Brixton Gallery, London
1983 'New Beginning', Pentonville Gallery
1982 'New Art Platform', Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, UK
1980 'Accrocharge', Gimpel Fils, London
'Koffer fur Rottweil, Forum Kunst', Rottweil and Kunstverein, Freiburg, Germany
'Kontact: From Contemplation to Agitation', Krakow; Galleria MDM Warsaw, Poland
1979 'Art from the British Left', Place, New York
'Art/Politics', Keen College of New Jersey, USA
'Art from the British Left', Place, New York
'Tape/Slide Show', Audio Arts, Riverside Studios, London
1978 'Art for Society', Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1975 'Artists for Democracy', Vietnam Festival, London
1973 'Artists from Five Continents', Swill Cottage Library, London
1971 'SPACE', Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, UK
'SPACE', Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, UK
'SPACE', Geoffreye Museum, London
1970 'Manufactured Art', Camden Arts Centre, London
1984 GLC's Antiracist Painting Prize, London
1978 Award, Arts Council of Great Britain
1969 John Moores Painting Prize. This was the first time the prize was awarded to a sculptor.
1955 Burmah-Shell Greeting Cards Competition, Karchi