Tag Archives: South Asian Art

Art and Activism at Broad Art Museum

Amit Kumar Jain reflects on The Artist as Activist, a joint exhibition by Bangladeshi artists Tayeba Begum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum opened a landmark exhibition on two leading Bangladeshi artists, Mahbubur Rahman and … Continue reading

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An Evening with Krishen Khanna

Vidhita Raina reports on Krishen Khanna’s lecture on “The Progressives” at London’s Courtauld Institute “Is the artist only interested in being a unique individual? If I had considered my work to be unique, then I would have continued trying to … Continue reading

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On Art, Design and more…A tête-à-tête with Meera Sethi

Josheen Oberoi chats with Meera Sethi about identities, processes and her forthcoming projects New York:  Meera Sethi is a Toronto based artist of Indian origin. With a graphics design background and an artist’s curiosity.  Meera’s art straddles many worlds; fine … Continue reading

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Sadequain at AICON, New York

Josheen Oberoi visits AICON Gallery’s expansive Sadequain exhibition New York: It’s been a quiet month in the New York art world. With half the community decamping to Art Basel and the rest distracted by the blessed warm weather (we had … Continue reading

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Saffronart New York hosts SAWCC’s auction benefit

Josheen Oberoi shares a note on an upcoming art benefit in New York New York: Saffronart, New York is pleased to announce a silent auction benefit on November 21st for the New York based nonprofit South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC). … Continue reading

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Experimenter Curator’s Hub 2013

Elizabeth Prendiville of SaffronArt shares a note about the exchange of ideas at the third Experimenter Curator’s Hub New York: This past weekend (July 26th and 27th) Experimenter Gallery in Kolkata hosted its two day curatorial conference. The third annual Experimenter … Continue reading

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Raja Ravi Varma’s Legacy

Kanika Pruthi of Saffronart discusses Raja Ravi Varma’s influence on Indian illustrative arts over the decades New York: A conversation about the nascent phase of westernized Indian art is incomplete without a mention of Raja Ravi Varma. The famed painter … Continue reading

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From Floor to Ceiling: A Symposium on South Asian Murals and Floor-drawings

Emily Jane Cushing recommends an upcoming Symposium on South Asian murals London: The South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) and The Centre for Research and Education in Art and Media (CREAM) have joined forces for an exciting 2013 symposium on South Asian … Continue reading

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Atul Dodiya at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Josheen Oberoi shares a note on the artist talk given by the renowned artist Atul Dodiya New York: The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently inaugurated a new series of artist talks with a presentation by the very established and respected … Continue reading

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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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