The Waq Tree, 2009 Fibreglass, iron, copper Unique 450 x 300 x 550 cm
Bharti Kher (British/Indian, b.1969) is a leading Indian Contemporary artist who works with painting, collage, photography, sculpture, and installation. Kher was born in London to an Indian immigrant family. She studied painting and design at Middlesex Polytechnic in London, and then at Newcastle Polytechnic in Northern England. In 1992, Kher traveled to India where she met her future husband, Indian artist Subodh Gupta, and relocated there permanently shortly afterward.