Monthly Archives: January 2013

Must-Attends: Beyond the India Art Fair

Manjari Sihare shares details of some must-attend exhibitions and symposia in New Delhi coinciding with the India Art Fair  New Delhi: If you are in India right now, Delhi is the place to be. The art world is gearing up … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Collecting

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart stumbles across the Center for the History of Collecting in New York London: Unlike most of our posts on this blog, in this one I explore an institution that does not deal directly with artworks, but … Continue reading

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Guggenheim Museum’s South and Southeast Asian Exhibition

Medha Kapur of Saffronart on an upcoming exhibition of Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia at The Guggenheim Museum.  Mumbai: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, one of the world’s most renowned museums, will host the exhibition ‘No Country: … Continue reading

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‘Vernacular Architecture’ in Chandigarh: Nek Chand’s Rock Garden

Guest blogger Tracy Buck visits the Nek Chand Rock Garden in Chandigarh, India Chandigarh: In a project that paralleled Le Corbusier’s ‘master plan’ for the creation of Chandigarh, an Indian Government roads inspector named Nek Chand created and populated a fanciful, … Continue reading

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Raja Ravi Varma’s Oleographs: The Making of a National Identity

Manjari Sihare shares some insights about Raja Ravi Varma’s oleographs New York: This week, The Story features a curated selection from the vintage print archive of well known advertising guru, Cyrus Oshidar. Among these is an eclectic selection of oleographs by … Continue reading

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The Centre Pompidou Foundation in New York

Josheen Oberoi shares some news on an exciting Paris – New York collaboration. New York: In some interesting stateside news, the Centre Pompidou Foundation announced the appointment of curator Sylvia Chivaratanond as first Adjunct Curator of the American Art department … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Lecture by Atul Dodiya at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Feb. 13

Manjari Sihare shares details of an upcoming lecture by contemporary Indian artist, Atul Dodiya New York: One of the most sought after contemporary Indian artists today, Atul Dodiya will be delivering a lecture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on … Continue reading

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Mukul Dey and the Kalighat Painting Revival

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart shares a note on Kalighat paintings in response to a 1932 article by Mukul Dey London: In conjunction with the collection of Kalighat paintings currently featured on The Story I would like to share few extracts … Continue reading

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Homelands: Raising Questions of Identity

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on an upcoming travelling exhibition of Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection New Delhi: On view from 22 January at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is a collection of eighty works by twenty eight … Continue reading

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International Museum News 2013

Medha Kapur of Saffronart shares a note on museum openings and reopenings around the world in 2013 Mumbai: In 2013, international museum openings of note include the grand re-opening of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam after a 10 year closure for … Continue reading

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