Tag Archives: South Asian Contemporary 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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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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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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In conversation: Shumita and Arani Bose with Dinesh Vazirani

Josheen Oberoi shares a recording of a talk between Shumita and Arani Bose and Dinesh Vazirani  New York: Saffronart hosted a preview for their forthcoming Autumn Art Auction, last Saturday in New York. The auction, which will take place on September … 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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Conversations with Imran Qureshi & Ian Altaveer about Qureshi’s Roof Garden Commission at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manjari Sihare in a tête-à-tête with Imran Qureshi and Ian Altaveer about Qureshi’s Roof Garden Commission at the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York: In the recent past, we have brought to you news and snippets about Imran Qureshi’s Roof Garden … Continue reading

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Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Manjari Sihare shares some snippets of Imran Qureshi’s work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York  New York: The Imran Qureshi Roof Garden Commission at the Metropolitan Museum, New York is now on view.  Entitled The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi, … Continue reading

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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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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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