Glimpses of Slovenian contemporary art in New Delhi

A new exhibition at New Delhi's National Gallery of Modern Art not only opens up an opportunity for showcasing Slovenian contemporary art to Indians, it is also a reflection of the artistic ambitions of a relatively new republic. Mounted inside the sprawling colonial-era building of New Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is a … Continue reading Glimpses of Slovenian contemporary art in New Delhi

Dipping into monochromatic memories with Indian modern artist Krishen Khanna

Review of a new permanent gallery inaugurated by Indian art auction house Saffronart in New Delhi Home to some of India’s best-known art galleries and museums, New Delhi witnessed the inauguration of a new permanent gallery in the centre of the city last week. The gallery opened at The Claridges hotel on Thursday, and is … Continue reading Dipping into monochromatic memories with Indian modern artist Krishen Khanna

In search of India’s indigenous modernist art through ‘Group 1890’

A review of the latest exhibition at DAG Modern, New Delhi - ‘Group 1890: India’s Indigenous Modernism’ Introduction The genesis of the 20th century India modern art, as with others form of modern art in West a century earlier, lay in challenging the existing order of artistic expression. In India, then, local artists were beginning to … Continue reading In search of India’s indigenous modernist art through ‘Group 1890’

Art review: ‘Alice from Switzerland’, National Museum, Delhi

She came to India in the 1930s, made it her second home through much of her life, and left a legacy that globalised the country’s ancient and modern art forms such as dance, music, and architecture. And yet, questions still remain whether she has got her due more than thirty years after her death. Switzerland’s Alice … Continue reading Art review: ‘Alice from Switzerland’, National Museum, Delhi

Published work – Ankush Arora

Insight - India: Censors under fire Book reviews - How a travelogue uses familiar cinema and books to remember cities (The Quint) (for Reuters): Barkha Dutt on India’s ‘fault lines’ and personal reinvention Being gay and ‘No One Else’ in India and the USA Revisiting Bangladesh, 43 years after the independence war Guns, war and a dove … Continue reading Published work – Ankush Arora