Established at the initiative of the pre-eminent art collector and philanthropist Kiran Nadar, the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) is a non-commercial, not-for-profit organization that intends to exemplify the dynamic relationship between art and culture through its exhibitions, publications, educational, and public programmes. Its core collection highlights a magnificent generation of 20th century Indian painters from the post-Independent decades and equally engages the different art practices of the younger contemporaries. Engage and experience art by incredible artists on the opening day in the company of patron Kiran Nadar.
The museum has housed several critically acclaimed exhibitions and the admirable permanent collection of the museum have made large scale retrospective exhibitions possible and loaned out paintings to both national and international museums.
India Art Fair’s Young Collectors Programme, curated by archaeologist and art historian Anica Mann, is a gateway to getting to know contemporary South Asian art. Taking place from 4 to 12 February at the Young Collectors Hub at Bikaner House in New Delhi, the programme is the perfect opportunity to discover new galleries and learn about various forms of art beyond traditional canvas paintings, such as photography, sculpture, video art, books, music and performance art. Specially designed for the culturally curious and new collectors, the Young Collectors Programme will also be great place to network and explore an exciting line-up of parallel events in the city.