Monthly Archives: April 2013

Books and Mortar by Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong

Tarika Agarwal of Saffronart discusses the impact of a Mobile Art Library in Sri Lanka Mumbai: ‘Open Edit: Mobile Library’ is a traveling archive of contemporary art books drawn from the collection of Hong Kong based Asia Art Archive. The books … Continue reading

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Nalini Malani on Thomas McEvilley (1939 – 2013)

Veteran artist, Nalini Malani pays tribute to the esteemed art critic, Thomas McEvilley, who recently passed away Mumbai: Thomas McEvilley, the internationally esteemed art critic, cultural historian, and scholar of Greek and Indian philology passed away on March 2, 2013. I … Continue reading

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Harsha Dehejia’s New Book on Rasikapriya Paintings

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart recommends Dehejia’s latest book Rasikapriya London: Harsha Dehejia, a practicing physician and well known scholar of ancient Indian culture and Hindu aesthetics who teaches at Carleton University in Canada, recently published his latest work: Rasikapriya: Ritikavya of … Continue reading

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Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez on What it means to curate “Asia” from an American perspective?

Manjari Sihare shares an insightful article on transnational curating by  critic and curator Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez commissioned for the Guggenheim’s UBS MAP Initiative on South East and South Asian Art New York: I recently penned down a review of the exhibit, … Continue reading

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Dr Malini Roy Introduces Indian Miniature Paintings at Saffronart

Elisabetta Marabotto shares a note on the talk by Dr. Malini Roy’s at Saffronart in London London: Last Wednesday, before Saffronart’s preview for its Auction of Indian Miniature Paintings and Works of Art, which will be held on 24-25 April, Dr. Malini … Continue reading

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Talk by Meera Kumar on Jewellery Traditions of India at Saffronart Delhi

Yamini Telkar shares a note on a talk Meera Kumar gave on Jewelry Traditions of India held recently at Saffronart Delhi in conjunction with the exhibition, Indian Period Jewelry New Delhi: Meera Kumar, a petite but vivacious woman, recently gave … Continue reading

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The Jewellery Editor on Saffronart’s Indian Period Jewelry Exhibition in Delhi

Manjari Sihare shares details of an article in The Jewellery Editor on Saffronart‘s Exhibition on Indian Period Jewelry in Delhi New Delhi: As the demand for classical Indian art and jewelry continues to grow, Saffronart is currently featuring ‘Treasures from … Continue reading

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Symposium on dOCUMENTA (13), Sharjah and Kochi-Muziris Biennales at SAA-JNU

Manjari Sihare shares details of a symposium on dOCUMENTA (13) and the Sharjah and Kochi-Muziris Biennales hosted by the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU and the Goethe Institute, Delhi New Delhi: The School of Arts and Aesthetics (SAA), JNU, … Continue reading

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Lecture by Nalini Malani at Centre Pompidou

Manjari Sihare shares details of a forthcoming lecture by Nalini Malani at the Centre Pompidou in Paris Paris: The Centre Pompidou, Paris, will be hosting a lecture by Nalini Malani on May 22, 2013 as part of Vivo, an ongoing series … Continue reading

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Be/Longing: Art in Washington DC

Guest blogger Sita Reddy explores the diasporic art of the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective Washington DC: This is not the first time Washington DC has seen provocative contemporary art by women artists of the South Asian diaspora. Exhibitions of … Continue reading

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