September 2018

September 2018

Mortimer Chatterjee and Tara Lalreconstruct the text by a 19th century
art collector about a mysterious community living in ancient India.

April 2018

April 2018

Mithu Sen’s ‘museum’ uncovers the complex links between
art and life as well as art and the market, observes Gita Chadha.

January 2018

January 2018

From addressing social exigencies to giving ageing buildings a
facelift, street art in New Delhi is fast becoming part of mainstream
visual culture, suggests Kamayani Sharma.

October 2017

October 2017

ART India is India's premier art magazine: over the
last eleven years, it has been responsible for the
promotion of a critical discourse around diverse art
forms, activities and disciplines.

April 2017

April 2017

If the first was about putting local history in the centre and the
second was about exploring the vectors between the home and
the world, the third edition of the Kochi Muziris Biennale hoped to
pursue and plumb diverse acts of the imagination.

January 2017

January 2017

It’s always rewarding to know more about the debt contemporary
art owes to pioneers from an earlier time. In this issue, we revisit
the careers and contributions of some of our senior artists. How have
they shaped and steered the story of modern art in India

December 2016

December 2016

Drawing on the passions of a diary, the energies of a graphic book,
the enthusiasms of an album and the gravitas of a sculpture, the artist’s
book allows for critical relationships between words and images that are
often complex – situations, stories and journeys get played out in different
equations, in a manner biographical and sociological, intense and intimate.
Have artists’ books come of age in India What worlds do they try to capture
and recreate

September 2016

September 2016

In our issue this time, we address the intense relationship between
food and art. I trace how artists in India have employed food – as an
image system and as an occasion for curating public interventions as
Shweta Upadhyay records how food and its contexts have been captured
and re-presented by photographers.

April 2016

April 2016

In our issue this time, we carry four Special Reports – Shweta
Upadhyay critically evaluates the latest edition of the India Art
Fair as Zehra Jumabhoy assesses the Dhaka Art Summit. Rakhee
Balaram muses about the Istanbul Biennial’s critique of institutional
enthusiasms as I look at the South Asian presence at the Venice Biennale.

January 2016

January 2016

Hema Upadhyay’s unexpected and brutal death has shaken the art world.
As a sensitive artist committed to exploring the transforming landscape
around us, she leaves behind a rich hoard of memories. Numb and
grieving with her family and friends, we dedicate this issue on Gender to her. 

October 2015

October 2015

Compared to several genres, contemporary ceramic art practices
have suffered from protracted neglect. Ignored by institutions,
curators, and collectors, they have however, managed to grow
in different directions. In our issue this time, we look at the
expanding ceramicscape in the country.

June 2015

June 2015

Offering a balanced review is one of the most crucial acts of Criticism.
Often considered lowly, a review or a report is easily dismissed as a
pointed, opinionated piece that errs on the side of brevity. In a landscape
where the catalogue essay reigns supreme, the humble review has an
important role to play – it has to flex its muscle but be responsible; it has
to provide the reader information and insight and do it without fear or favour. 

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