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Akar Prakar

Founded in 2004 by Reena and Abhijit Lath, Akar Prakar is a modern and contemporary art gallery with spaces in New Delhi and Kolkata.As part of our gallery programming and extended engagements in the arts, Akar Prakar has hosted several visual art exhibitions through collaborations with international museums and curators, creating a space for indigenous representations of Indian modern and contemporary artists. Operating between its two galleries, Akar Prakar curates narratives drawn from the subcontinent’s modern and contemporary art movements, representing artists such as Ganesh Haloi, Jayashree Chakravarty, C. Douglas, Manish Pushkale, Debanjan Roy and Debasish Mukherjee to name a few.

Over the years, Akar Prakar has participated in art exhibitions at institutions and museums in different parts of the world, including the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi; Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai; Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi; 8th Berlin Biennale; documenta 14; Musée des Arts Asiatiques, Nice; Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet, Paris; DRAF, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Palazzo Madama, Turin; Museo d’Arte Orientale, Turin; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; and Marres, Maastricht to name a few.