Category : Curators

Kafeel (STREET ART)

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Kafeel (STREET ART)

The iconic Horn-OK-Please slogan will soon find a place in the national capital’s heritage transport museum thanks to a young designer’s initiative to preserve street art. Kafeel traces the outline of Hindi letter ‘Ja’ in the lime green paint. It will be part of the slogan that reads Jagah Milne Par Side Diya Jayega. The […]

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Naman Ahuja, 39 (ART CURATOR)

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Naman Ahuja, 39 (ART CURATOR)

Standing at a spot within the 14,000 sq ft exhibition circumference, Naman Ahuja introduces its layout as a body wrapped around the viewers. The starting point, ironically, is from the door of “death”. This is where the curator begins his much-acclaimed exhibition, Body in Indian Art, that discusses how the body has been depicted in […]

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Shanay Jhaveri, 29 (ART CURATORS)

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Shanay Jhaveri, 29 (ART CURATORS)

If Amrita Sher-Gil is one of India’s most celebrated artists, Lebanese painter and sculptor Saloua Raouda Choucair popularised abstract art in the Arab world. Both of them led distinctly cosmopolitan lives, actively arbitrating between disparate cultural and geographical spaces. They found their calling in Paris and returned to their homelands to discover modernism. Last year, […]

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Tasneem Zakaria Mehta (ART CURATOR)

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Tasneem Zakaria Mehta  (ART CURATOR)

Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, 60 Till a decade ago, Mumbai’s oldest museum, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, lay forgotten in the Victorian greens of Byculla, Mumbai, completely hidden from the art scene. Today, thanks to Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, it holds its head high, like the monolithic basalt elephant — once at the gates of the Elephanta […]

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