How galleries, intellectuals, and patrons have shaped contemporary Indian art by Kanika Anand

How galleries, intellectuals, and patrons have shaped contemporary Indian art

Kanika Anand

In the absence of institutional structures, ‘the gallery was taking the place of a museum’


Left: Krishen Khanna, Who is it?, n.d. Right: N.S. Bendre, Untitled (Mother and Child), n.d. Khanna was a Mumbai’s Progressive Artists Group, while Bendre was part of the Baroda group. Both works were presented by DAG Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong 2015.
Left: Krishen Khanna, Who is it?, n.d. Right: N.S. Bendre, Untitled (Mother and Child), n.d. Khanna was a Mumbai’s Progressive Artists Group, while Bendre was part of the Baroda group. Both works were presented by DAG Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong 2015.
undefined by Installation view of ​Nalani Malani's exhibition Casandra's Gift, Vadehra Art Gallery, 2014. Courtesy of Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Installation view of ​Nalani Malani's exhibition Casandra's Gift, Vadehra Art Gallery, 2014. Courtesy of Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi.

undefined by Detail of an installation view of works by Sohrab Hura, Experimenter, Kolkata, November 2020. Courtesy of Experimenter, Kolkata.
Detail of an installation view of works by Sohrab Hura, Experimenter, Kolkata, November 2020. Courtesy of Experimenter, Kolkata.

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