“Unbecoming”: the “humanimal”, queer world of India’s Tejal Shah – artist profile


Indian artist Tejal Shah’s “humanimals” inhabit the Kunsthaus Hamburg.

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Total eclipse: The “Black Sun” across cultures – picture feast


In “Black Sun” artist Shezad Dawood and curator Tom Trevor explore Jung’s ‘dark night of soul’, the solar eclipse as symbol of spiritual transformation.

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“Six Emerging Indian Artists to Watch”, according to leading Indian art curator Heidi Fichtner


Independent curator and art advisor Heidi Fichtner names six of the most promising emerging artists from India.

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Can you sell big to first-time collectors? Indian Art Summit 2011 round-up


Third Indian Art Summit proves Indian arts ability to attract big crowds, global art buyers and top-end galleries. But did everyone agree on its success?

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India's first art museum Devi employs student curators for its second show – review Livemint


  INDIAN ART MUSEUM SHOW Where in The World to 3 May 2009 Devi Art Foundation Renowned Indian art collector Anupam Poddar opened India’s first art museum, the Devi Art Foundation in 2008. ‘Where in the World’ is its second … Continue reading

Which artists from Asia are in the Pompidou Centre's collection?


    MUSEUM COLLECTIONS Helpful sources of objective and rigorous judgement, museums  provide an independent voice in an art world populated by more unscrupulous personalities and poor research than is ideal.  But how can we find out what the top museums are acquiring and what … Continue reading

New nonprofit museum of Indian art groundbreaking first for India – Christies, New York Times


MUSEUM INDIAN ART NEW MEDIA EXHIBITION to 30 September 2008 Spread over two floors and 7,500 square feet in an office tower in the Gurgaon suburb of New Delhi , the Devi Art Foundation, as it is called opened in August 2008 with … Continue reading

Asian Art Triennial Manchester UK 5 April – 1 June 2008


INDIA SINGAPORE CHINA KOREA TAIWAN The UK’s first Asian Art Triennial opens 5 April -1 June 2008 and is conceived by Shisha, the UK’s premier international agency for contemporary South Asian crafts and visual arts, in partnership with Castlefield Gallery, Chinese Arts Centre, … Continue reading